Bounds Funeral Home

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Shirley Baylis Wilkerson

January 24, 1934November 8, 2019

Shirley Baylis Wilkerson, 85, of Salisbury, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at Guiding Hands Assisted Living in Berlin. Born January, 24, 1934 she was the daughter of the late Marcus and Margaret Baylis. Mrs. Wilkerson graduated from Snow Hill High School in 1952 and from Goldy Beacon and went on to work for the Social Security Administration and at the Chincoteague Naval Base. She was a member of the Gunby Presbyterian Church and Treasurer of the Cemetery Fund. She loved to travel, enjoy good food and talk with people. She is survived by her son, Mark Wilkerson and his wife Rhonda and two grandchildren, Andrew, his wife Nikki, and Brandon Wilkerson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Samuel C. Wilkerson in 2004. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 16th, at 3 PM, at Bounds Funeral Home on East Main Street in Salisbury. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Wilkerson to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria VA 22312; The American Cancer Society, PO Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803 or Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.


  • Margaret Jones Baylis, Mother (deceased)
  • Marcus Edward Baylis, Father (deceased)
  • Mark Wilkerson & Rhonda, Son
  • Andrew Wilkerson & Nikki, Grandson
  • Brandon Wilkerson, Grandson
  • Samuel C. Wilkerson - 2004, Husband (deceased)

  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • Coastal Hospice


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 16, 2019


Shirley Baylis Wilkerson

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Libby Trader

November 13, 2019

Shirley was a good life-long friend and she will be missed very much! Mark - you had a wonderful mother!! Love and prayers, Libby