Mrs. Emma Wilkin, 72, a resident of Jeffersonville for 43 years, died on Monday, June 30 at her home following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Wilkin was born at Sparrowbush on Oct 17 1875, the daughter of Emmet VanSickle and Charlotte A. Boyd.
Forty five years ago, she was married to Dr. Charles A. [sic] Wilkin of Jeffersonville, who survives her. Other survivors included a son, Osmer of Newburgh and a sister.
Mrs. Wilkin was a member of the O E S and the Presbyterian church where funeral services will be conducted tomorrow Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Rev Joseph Kovach officiating and interment will be made in the Presbyterian Cemetery by Undertake Brand.
Source: Sullivan County Democrat, July 3, 1947.