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Barbra Jane Johnson Wilkerson

October 22, 1953 — December 4, 2023


Barbra Jane Johnson Wilkerson

Barbra Jane Johnson Wilkerson of Lynchburg, Virginia, our loving “Gram B”, took her final breath surrounded by loved ones on December 4, 2023, and passed away from breast cancer.


Barbra was born in Athens, Texas and preceded by her parents Arbra Johnson and Pearl Elizabeth Dorbant.


She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Keith Wilkerson; her three children, Michael Kurt Lowrey, and his spouse, Shannon, of Pontiac, Illinois, Caryn Pack, and her spouse, Matthew, of Forest Virginia, and John Lowrey, Jr., and his spouse, Amy, of Enid, Oklahoma; grandchildren: Tori Johnson, Mikey Lowrey, Elias Lowrey, Kolyn Lowrey, Sophia Getchell , Ali and Brandon Smith, Caleb and Ashton Pack, Aubrey Pack, Mason Pack, Jalynn Lowrey, Jayna Lowrey, and JT Lowrey; great-grandchildren: Bear Smith and Harper Smith; and countless friends.


She was a vibrant personality, had the loudest laugh, and loved to ride Harley Davidson motorcycles. She made everyone she knew laugh by her humor and charm. She will be missed by all who knew her.


A celebration of Barbra’s life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at Tharp Funeral Home: 220 Breezewood Dr. Lynchburg Virginia, 24502.


Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.


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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory-Lynchburg

220 Breezewood Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24502

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