Mr. James Wilkins of Fayetteville, Ga. died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at his residence.

Memorial services begin at noon today, Saturday, Jan. 15 at Tara Chapel. Visitation begins at 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Wilkins; sons, Kenneth Wilkins and wife Terri of Rex, Kevin Wilkins and wife De Lacey of Fayetteville, and James Carlton Wilkins; sisters, Carol Leta Reece of Douglasville and Ellen Jump of Dahlonega; brothers, Dwight Wilkins of Douglasville and Charles Wilkins of Forest Park; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association or the American Kidney Fund.

Horis A. Ward Funeral Homes, Tara Chapel, Jonesboro. (770) 471-7171.