Edith Mildred “Millie” Wilkes, 82, Sebastian

Edith Mildred “Millie” Wilkes, 82, of Sebastian, died July 22, 2009, at Royal Palm Convalescent Center in Vero Beach. She was born in Medford, Mass., and lived in Sebastian for 24 years, coming from Tucson, Ariz. She volunteered at Sebastian Elementary School with the reading program and assisted with preparing packages for soldiers overseas. Survivors include her sons, Edward Wilkes, of Macedonia, Ohio, Robert Wilkes, of Burlington, Mass., and John Wilkes, of Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Nancy Mossali, of Sebastian; brother, Arthur Lacey, of Portsmouth, N.H.; sister, Violet Mae McDonough, of Sebastian; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward S. Wilkes; brothers, Donald and Robert Lacey; and sister, Helen Wormwood. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Visitation will be at 6 to 8 p.m. July 24 at the Strunk Funeral Home in Sebastian. A service will be at 11 a.m. July 25 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sebastian Cemetery.

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