Martha Kathryn McCluskey Wilkes

  • Born: September 12, 1930
  • Died: November 25, 2019
  • Location: Dallas, Texas

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Garland, TX 75041

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Martha Kathryn McCluskey Wilkes, born September 12, 1930 in Graham, TX to Robert Edmond McCluskey and Martha Inez Lamons McCluskey, passed away November 25, 2019 in Dallas. She was 89. Martha married Don Delany Wilkes in 1947. She was a mother and homemaker to their four sons, was involved in civic activities, routinely working in local and federal elections. She enjoyed sewing and gardening.

Martha and Don traveled extensively for business and pleasure. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, as well as her sister, Ann Maxwell and two granddaughters, Rachel Ann Wilkes and Amy Kathryn Wilkes.

She is survived by her brother, Robert McCluskey Jr of Austin, TX and sister Virginia Mann of Graham,TX; sons Michael Wilkes of Katy,TX; Stephen Wilkes of Garland,TX; Dan (Kitty) Wilkes of Montreal QC and Mitch Wilkes of Nashville,TN; nieces Kelly (Jeff) Petruy of Plano, TX and Karin (Mark) Muska of Arden Hills MN; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity in Martha's name.