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Judith A. Johnston Wilks

February 20, 1948 — December 20, 2023

Judith A. Johnston Wilks, 75, of Smiths Station, AL died at St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, GA on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023 in the Chapel of Vance Brooks Funeral Home, Phenix City, AL with Rev. Bud Passmore officiating. A private interment will be held in Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wilks was born February 20, 1948 in Columbus, GA daughter of the late Robert E. Johnston, Sr. and Vera Mae Ward Redmond. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church where she was involved in various ministries. Mrs. Wilks enjoyed Alabama Football often hosting game day events for family and friends. The beach was her favorite spot to visit and enjoy family time. She loved her family and would go to almost any length to show her love to them. We will continue to build on the Christian legacy she has left for us. She truly walked the walk where her faith was concerned.

Mrs. Wilks was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Johnston and Vera Redmond; her step-dad, Ralph Redmond; a sister, Kathy Mae Gatlin.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Wilks, Smiths Station, AL; three sons, Frank Wilks (Teri), Jeff Wilks (Tara) and Eddie Wilks (Melissa); six grandchildren, Justin Wilks (Alicia), Corey Wilks (Bridget), Hannah Wilks Hogue (Matthew), Gracie Wilks, J.D. Wilks and Haleigh Mae Wilks; seven great-grandchildren, Oakley, Kylen, William, Walker, Ryat, Jace and Brooklynn; several nieces, nephews and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - PC

431 East 280 Bypass, Phenix City, AL 36867

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Service

Friday, December 22, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - PC

431 East 280 Bypass, Phenix City, AL 36867

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Cemetery

Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery

553 AL-165, Fort Mitchell, AL 36856

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