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A memorial service will be held for Euzema Berny Wilkes at
Moore Funeral Home in Petal, MS on May 10 at 1:30. Berny
was born in Richton in 1921 and died in Petal on May 2, 2014.
He was a World War II veteran and played football at the University
of Southern Mississippi. An avid golfer and outdoorsman,
he coached football at Petal High School for three years
and retired from United Gas Pipeline. Berny was a member of
Petal United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of
67 years, Elizabeth Miley Wilkes of Petal; one daughter, Sonja
Wilkes Sheffield of Gulfport; three grandchildren; and one
brother, Sam T. Wilkes of Mathiston.