Lorene M. Wilkerson


Lorene M. (Conway) Wilkerson, 102, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Northwest Manor in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Indianapolis and was formerly of Franklin.

She was born on July 15, 1915 to Elmon and Myrtle (Prosser) Conway.

She married Arnold Wilkerson. He preceded her in passing.

Survivors include her sons, Jack Wilkerson (Mary) of Speedway and Steve Wilkerson (Linda) of Wheaton, Missouri; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchidren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in passing by her siblings, Lawrence Conway, Delbert Conway, Noah Conway, Bonnie Smith and Maurice Conway.

Lorene was employed by Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and L. Strauss in Indianapolis for many years. She later worked for Dr. Roller and Dr. Small in Franklin.

She enjoyed crafts, quilting, and attending her granddaughter’s sporting events.

A service will be conducted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Flinn & Maguire F.H. in Franklin. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service time. Burial will be at First Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin.