November 11, 2013

Carolyn Ruth (Fleming) Wilkinson

The Express-Star

— Carolyn Ruth (Fleming) Wilkinson

Funeral service for Carolyn Ruth (Fleming) Wilkinson, 66, Cement, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at the Cement Assembly of God with Rev. Mike Bates, pastor of the Assembly of God, Rush Springs and Pastor Dan Nemlowill,  of the Cement Assembly of God officiating.

Carolyn passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in a Lawton hospital.

Burial will be in the Celestial Gardens, Cyril, under the direction of Becker-Rabon Cement Chapel.

She was born Aug. 7, 1947 in Lovington, NM to Herbert R. and Clytie (Hudgens) Fleming.  She grew up in Lovington where she attended high school, got married and then moved to Cement to raise her  two children, Vickie and Ricky.  Later in life, she obtained her cosmetology license and operated a salon in Hobbs, NM for years.  After her retirement she returned to Cement to move closer to her grandchildren Whitney, Emily, Tyler and her son Ricky Wilkinson.

Survivors include her son Ricky Wilkinson of Cement, and his fiancé Michele Yeoman of Kingfisher,  six grandchildren: Whitney, Emily and Tyler Wilkinson of Cement, LaChanda and Michael Bohannon of Lovington, NM, Jeremy Johnson of Norfolk, VA and Casey Johnson of Lovington, NM, great-grandson Seth Bohannon, niece Irene Kelley of Claremore, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Herbert and Clytie Fleming, three sisters: Maxine Coffer, Jackie Chapman, Loraine Fleming, a brother: Bobby Fleming and a daughter: Vickie Johnson.

An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at