Mrs. Almarita Wilkerson

June 28, 1940 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 80)


2 Corinthians 5:1 NIV  - For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

With sadness and compassion, Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc, Statesboro Chapel, along with the Wilkerson family of Statesboro, Ga., announce the passing of Mrs. Almarita Wilkerson. Mrs. Almarita Wilkerson, age 80, after years of suffering with dementia, transitioned her life into glory on Monday, February 22, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, Georgia. She was surrounded by her family.

She was born on June 28, 1940 to the late Archie Tucker Holloway Sr. and Ruth L. Holloway.  She was born and raised in Candler County where she attended public schools.  She was a current member of True Life Ministry of Bulloch County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Freddie "Bearcat" Wilkerson, a son Bernard Wilkerson, daughters Beverly Connor and Buena Smart and two granddaughters, TaQuita Lanier and Avery Afolabi.

She leaves to cherish precious memories with her loving family; four sons, Herbert Lanier, Larry Lanier and Ricky Lanier all of Statesboro, Ga. and Pastor Ronald (Carolyn) Wilkerson of Brooklet, Ga.; five daughters, Kathy Wilkerson, Yvonne Wilkerson, Lisa (Daniel) Smith and Debra Smart all of Statesboro, Ga. and Cynthia (Jeffrey) O'Neal of Atlanta, Ga.; her extended children, Donnie Lovett and Alton Lovett both of Statesboro, Ga. and Sirberina (Cottrell) Jiles of Melbourne, Fla.; twenty-seven grandchildren, fifty-eight great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, in the Statesboro Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc. The family will greet guest from 6:00pm – 7:00pm.

A celebration of life service will be held graveside on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Eastside Cemetery off Hwy 80, Statesboro, Ga., 30458.  Pastor Ronald Wilkerson will be the eulogist.

Due to COVID-19, we will adhere to social distancing and we are requiring that a mask be worn if you plan to attend the walk-through viewing or the graveside celebration of life service.

The graveside, celebration of life service will be live-streamed via Facebook address

Friends may sign the online register book at

If you choose to send flowers to the family through our floral store, an independent florist will make delivery according to your instructions.

Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA, 30458.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Almarita Wilkerson, please visit our floral store.


Walk-Through Viewing
February 26, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration Of Life, Graveside Service
February 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Eastside Cemetery, Hwy

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