Doris Jean Wilkerson-Butler-Marudas, 77, of McAlester, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
She was born on Oct. 20, 1939, in Blythe, California, to Charles Sr. and Elsie (Kilburn) Wilkerson. Doris graduated from Haywood High School and had been a longtime resident of McAlester.
She married Lewis W. Butler and he preceded her in death. She later married Mike Marudas, and he also preceded her in death.
She is survived by one daughter, Vivian L. Butler-Murray-Layton; three grandchildren, Fred W. Murray V, Charies A. Layton, and Sydney E. Layton; two sisters and a brother, Carole D. Simmons, Debbie D. Akin, and Charles W. "Sonny" Wilkerson Jr. She was Aunt Doris to a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Valerie L. Butler, and two sisters, Beverly J. Clark, and Cherry J. "Joanne" Osborne.
The family will host a memorial service on Oct. 20, 2017.
Published on July 20, 2017