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William James Wilkins, Jr.

May 23, 1941 ~ January 24, 2019 (age 77)
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William James Wilkins, Jr., age 77, of Paris, Tennessee passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 in his home.

A Celebration of Life will be held 12:00PM to 3:00PM Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Quality Inn Building 2 in Paris, Tennessee. 

William was born May 23, 1941 in Holiday, Kansas to the late William James Wilkins, Sr. & Ida Mae McCluney.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janice Wilkins; daughter, Katrina Peiffer Barnes; brothers, David Manuel Wilkins & Harold Rogers Anderson McCluney; sister, Elizabeth Glover; and brother-in-love, Jessie Mundy.

He is survived by his mother, Berlean Wilkins of California; daughters, Rochel Taylor of Grand Prarie, Texas, Starletta (Deleon Kendley) Wilkins of Paris, Tennessee, Michelle Peiffer of California, Juanita Peiffer of San Jacinto, California, Johannah (Kevin) Taning of Hemet, California, Rachel (Terry) Kendall of Paris, Tennessee, & Demetria Terrell of California; sons, William James Wilkins, III of Selma, California, Joseph Lee Wilkins of Selma, California, David Peiffer of Paris, Tennessee, Jonathan (Tonie) Peiffer of Paris, Tennessee, Jesse Peiffer of California, Paul (Shellie) Peiffer of Palestine, Texas, & Joshua (Arlene) Peiffer of Henry, Tennessee; sisters, Donna Simons of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ida Flores of Riverside, California, Henrietta Mundy of Arizona, Brenda King of California, Aileen King of Riverside, California, Metrie Rockmore of Chicago, Illinois, Regina King of New York, Loretta Herd & Zina Mundz of California; brothers, Ronnell Wilkins of Los Angeles, California, Lloyd Young of California, Ruben Taylor of California, Franklin King of California, John King of Oregon, & Rudy Castro of Perris, California; 47 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.  

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