ANDERSON — Dee Anne (Murray) Wilkinson, 71, of Anderson, passed away on Aug. 23, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
She was born on June 28, 1942, in Hamilton, Ohio, and resided most of her life in Anderson.
Dee Anne graduated from Knightstown High School and received her bachelor’s degree in education at Anderson University.
She retired from L.M. Products.
She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, and Anderson Order of Eastern Star. She was best known as “Happy Talk the Clown” for many years..
Dee Anne is survived by her son, David W. Wilkinson of Elwood; sisters, Marka (Larry) Eckhardt and Freda L.(Dan) Dudley; granddaughter, Brookelynne Dawn Wilkinson; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Wilkinson; and parents, Fred and Anna Faye (VanDuyn) Murray.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, Anderson.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Curt Hunt officiating. Burial will take place in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.