Newton “Flipp” Wilkerson, Jr. age 40 passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. He was born in Americus, GA. on November 4, 1981 to Dwayne and Charlene Davis Wilkerson and had lived in Cordele for most of his life. His passion was his family and music. In his spare time, he loved to play his guitar and sing. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Smith Wilkerson of Americus; children, Destin Engel of Americus, Skyler Pemberton of Michigan, Aaron West and Daidai Wilkerson both of Americus, Megan Munoz of Americus, Brittany Grantham of Americus, Haley Underwood, of Americus; step-parents, Ray Lee (Judy Johnson); siblings, Melissa Grantham (Jason) Crystal Bullard, Phalisha Cromer (Kelly), Trey Lee, Cody Lee, Robert Cromer, Chase Faircloth (Noelani), Scott Faircloth (Harley), Kevin Long (Sheena), Bryan Centerfitt (Michelle); several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and other relatives also survive.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00pm, Monday, April 18, 2022 at 112 O’Hara Drive, Americus, GA. 31709.
Low Country Cremation and Burial is serving the Wilkerson family.