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Velnora Wilkening

Graveside services for Velnora Mae Wilkening, 84, Koshkonong, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Mint Springs Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Wilkening passed away at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, July 29, 2017 at NHC Healthcare.

She was born November 26, 1932, at Fordland, Missouri, to Ray Kincannon and Leura Lawson Kincannon.  She graduated from Fordland High School and on December 27, 1951, was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Jack Leland Wilkening, who preceded her in death on March 23, 2005.  Mrs. Wilkening enjoyed gardening, crocheting and living in the country.  She had worked as a teacher’s aide and ran the family farm.  Mrs. Wilkening was a member of the Church of Christ and had attended Moko Church of Christ and Curry Street Church of Christ.

She is survived by two sons, Charley Wilkening and wife, Lavina, Lanton, Missouri and Jeff Wilkening and wife, Letitia, West Plains; five grandchildren, Dylan, Landon, Ayden, Ben and Cade; one brother, Robie Kincannon and wife, Debbie; two sisters, Leona Randles and Louean Walton and husband, Bill; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, two brothers, Otis and Jackie Kincannon and one sister, Evelyn Stewart, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of choice and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.