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1941 Jean 2023

Jean Woodham Wilhelm

September 10, 1941 — March 23, 2023

 

Jean Woodham Wilhelm was born September 10, 1941, in Mobile, AL.  Jean graduated from Murphy High School in 1959.  After graduation, she married Maurice F Wilhelm, Jr. whom she met while working at Merchants Bank in Mobile.  They would have celebrated 63 years of marriage in June 2023. She was a devoted wife to her husband Maurice, and loving mother to their five children: Cindy W. Smith (Alan), Doug Wilhelm (Ann), Cheryl W. Burks (Douglas), Steven Wilhelm (Robin), and Donna W. Box (Whit).

She was a loving grandmother to 15 grandchildren: Rebecca Smith Mayhew(Butch),  Heather Smith Ferrara(Robert), Brad Smith(Natasha), Brooke Lowe(Hayden), Hunter Wilhelm, Nathan Burks, Chelsea Burks Curtis(Sean), Garrett Burks(Katy), Camp Wilhelm, Ryan Wilhelm, Jonathan Box, Jeremy Box(Kaitlin), Justin Box(Hannah), Jordan Box(Melissa), Joshua Box.

12 great-grandchildren: Lucas Mayhew, Gideon Mayhew, Leah Mayhew, Julia Mayhew, Analeigh Ferrara, Camden Ferrara, Harris Ferrara, Murphy Lowe, Declan Box, Maisie Box, Piper Box, and Blakely Box.

Jean is also survived by her twin sister, Joan Story(Charles), Patricia Grimes(David),  Kathy Fleming(Terry), and many nieces and nephews living in Mobile, AL.

She is predeceased by her parents Alvin B. & Harriett Woodham, and her sister Debbie McMillan.

Flowers are appreciated or  you might make a memorial gift to a church of your choice in her name.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 27, 2023 at Jefferson Memorial in Trussville, AL. Visitation will be at 11:00am and funeral services will be at 12 noon.  Graveside service will be immediately following at Jefferson Memorial Cemetery in Trussville, AL.

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Monday, March 27, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm

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Monday, March 27, 2023

12:00 - 1:00pm

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Monday, March 27, 2023

1:00 - 1:30pm

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1591 Gadsden Hwy, AL 35235

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