Amelia “Amy” Madelyn Poole Wilkerson

Amelia (Amy) Madelyn Poole Wilkerson, 60, of Fountain Inn, SC, went to join her Lord and Savior Monday, March 4th, 2024. She passed suddenly from a massive stroke during a cruise with her family. She was born March 30th, 1963 in Greenville, SC to Mack Parsons Poole and Claudia Cato Poole. She shared a playful childhood with her twin sister, Fran Poole.

Amelia Poole graduated from Decatur High School in 1981 and went on to the University of Alabama where she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business and Marketing.

Amelia Poole married Stephen L. Wilkerson on July 11th, 1987. They had three children together: Margaret Madelyn Wilkerson Borgelt, Stephen Parson Wilkerson, and Caroline Amelia Wilkerson Correa.

Amy’s love and greatest joy was her family. She was a doting wife and mother. Her greatest passion and hobby was gardening. As a master gardener, her extensive knowledge was shared to anyone who would listen. As adults her children spent many hours in the yard with her learning how to make their own just as beautiful.

Amy also had a love for literature and published her very own children’s chapter book: Maggie and Parker It’s Halloween: a spin about her very own children.

Amy was predeceased by her son, Stephen Parson Wilkerson. She is survived by parents Mack P. Poole (Lin Poole) and Claudia Cato Poole, Aunt Ann Poole, and Sister Fran Poole.

She leaves behind her loving husband, Stephen L. Wilkerson, her daughters and son-in-laws Margaret Wilkerson Borgelt and Matthew Borgelt, as well as, Caroline Wilkerson Correa and Andres Correa.

Amy adored and loved her seven grandchildren who called her “Mamie”. Bryson Borgelt, Addison Borgelt, Mason Borgelt, McKinley Borgelt, Sophia Correa, Berkley Borgelt, and Luca Correa.

A small celebration of Amy’s life will be held at Hope Church Simpsonville, 806 SE Main Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681, Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 3:00 PM.

“Please continue to support the Wilkerson family.”

Condolences to the family of Amelia “Amy” Madelyn Poole Wilkerson

    1 month ago

    It was truly an honor having you in our family. I am still shocked and I pry my cousin Steve will be OK as he continues his journey without his better half. Love you Amy. RIP. Any I will continue praying for your kids and your family.

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