Seventh Generation


896. James Edmund Wilklow was born on 30 October 1924 in Lucketts, Loudoun Co., VA. James was a painter. He enlisted in WWII on Oct. 25, 1944 in Richmond, Virginia. He had a grammar school education and was employed as a geographer when he enlisted. He died on 18 April 2002 at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Frederick Co., VA. He was buried on 22 April 2002 at Shenandoah Memorial Park in Winchester, Frederick Co., VA.

Obit from the Winchester Star

James E. Wilklow, 77, of Waterford Lane, Winchester, died Thursday, April 18, 2002, in Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Wilklow was born Oct. 30, 1924, in Leesburg, the son of John William and Myrtle Harrison Wilklow. He was a painting contractor and self-employed. He was an Army veteran and attended First Assembly of God Church.

He married Gloria Streight on Nov. 26, 1965, in Frederick, Md.

Surviving with his wife, are a son, Jim Wilklow of Rosemont, Md.; a stepson, Greg Caniford of Brunswick, Md.; two daughters, Cheryl Albert of Sharpsburg, Md., and Judy Watkins of Catlett; a sister, Marie Wilklow of Paeonian Springs; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home, Winchester, with Pastor Dave Cunsolo officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park, with military honors accorded by VFW Post 2123 of Winchester.

Pallbearers will be Damien Watkins, David Smith, Sean Miller, Bobby Russell, Kevin Watkins, and Gillis Lemarr.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 20, and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at Jones Funeral Home, 228 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the funeral home, with Pastor Dave Cunsolo officiating.

Interment will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester.

James first married Doris Marie Lee who was born on 28 June 1931 in Oregon. Daughter of Martin Lee and Eli Pederson.

James Edmund Wilklow and Doris Marie Lee had the following children:

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James Edmund Wilklow Jr..

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Cheryl Wilklow.

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Judy Ann Wilklow.

James Edmund Wilklow and Gloria Ann Streight were married on 26 November 1965 in Frederick, Frederick Co., MD.