Mr. Marlin Wilkes, affectionately known as “Shonee” peacefully entered his eternal rest on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Greenhaven Health & Rehab Facility, Greensboro, NC. Marlin was born on January 22, 1976 in High Point, NC to Margaret Rice Wilkes and Leon Wilkes.
Marlin attended Guilford Technical Community College. He enjoyed listening to music, vacationing at the beach, riding around in his clean ride, and spending time with his dog “Snoopy”. His sister Sheba always cooks wonderful meals that he loved to enjoy from hotdogs, fried chicken, and fish plates. “Shonee” just loved to eat good food and socializing with his friends, Willie Davis and Marcus Harris. He was known for his brilliant smile and joking personality.
In addition to his mother, Marlin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joe Dunn and Lucille Rice Dunn; paternal grandparents, Daniel Wilkes and Carrie Wilkes.
He leaves to cherish loving and fond memories: his father, Leon Wilkes of Thomasville, NC; three brothers, Rodney (Sharon) Wilkes, Kendrick Wilkes, Orlando Wilkes all of High Point,NC; three sisters, Sheba Wilkes of High Point, NC, Tanashe Jennings of Greensboro, NC, and Kiesha Jennings of Charlotte, NC; a loving and dedicated fiancé Christina Shelton of Greensboro, NC; a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Public Viewing - Walk-Thru Wake Service
Sunday, Febuary 14, 2021
People's Funeral Chapel