Cover photo for Newton "Flipp" Wilkerson, Jr.'s Obituary
Newton "Flipp" Wilkerson, Jr. Profile Photo
1981 Newton 2022

Newton "Flipp" Wilkerson, Jr.

November 4, 1981 — April 15, 2022



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.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Newton "Flipp" Wilkerson, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Monday, April 18, 2022

Starts at 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

112 O'Hara

Americus, GA

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 14

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree