Bettye Christine Weaver Wilkinson

February 12, 1930 – August 25, 2017 Bettye Christine Wilkinson, age 87, of Gatesville, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017, surrounded by her family. Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville, with burial following at Pidcoke Cemetery. Bettye was born on February 12, 1930, to the late Jesse and Letha Atkinson Weaver in Jonesboro, Texas. She graduated from Gatesville High School in 1946 and married Raymond Donley “Bub” Wilkinson on November 2, 1947. In 1981, they settled in the Harman Community. Bettye was a faithful member of Pidcoke United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Bettye was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1991 and one brother, Jimmy Nelson Weaver. Bettye is survived by her daughter, Kathy Van Vleet and husband, Kevin; son, Gary Wilkinson and wife, Vicki; brother, Dr. R. Bruce Weaver; six grandchildren, Christopher, Rachel, Dale and wife, Alyssa, Lindi and husband, David, Richard, Jesse and wife, Rachel; four great-grandchildren, Chase, Ryder, Jackson, Landrie Christine; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be given to the Pidcoke United Methodist Church or the Pidcoke Cemetery Association. Funeral services in care of Scott’s Funeral Home of Gatesville.

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