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Polly A. WilkinsPolly A. Wilkins Spartanburg, SC Polly A. Wilkins, 93, of Glennwood Hills Drive widow of Ralph “Bub” Wilkins Jr. died Sunday, September 18, 2017 at her home. Born January 9, 1924 in Gaffney, she was a daughter of the late Fred W. Parker and Belle Phillips Parker. Mrs. Wilkins was the owner of Polly’s Cake Shop and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Cowpens. Surviving is her daughter Polly Ann Giles and husband Larry of Spartanburg; special friend, Charles Elmond Sams of Spartanburg; sister, Maxine Parker Nations of Gastonia; grandchildren, Larry Wayne Giles Jr. of Spartanburg, Leatha Giles Day and husband Bret of Chesnee; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Ashely, Randi and Melissa Giles, Jacob and Colin Day and great-great-grandchildren, Luke and Cade Giles. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday September 21, 2017 at Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Major officiating. Burial will follow in Daniel Morgan Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, 16 Hyland Road, Greenville, SC 29615 The family is at the home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com Harris-Nadeau Mortuary 5880 Chesnee Hwy. Chesnee, SC.
There was no better Aunt than Polly. She was always loving and fun to be around. I know most natives of this area have had cakes and cheese straws made by Polly . I loved to see her play her music and sing, what a joyful noise she made, Polly was a true gift to many of us and will be missed
Beth Wilkins Cooper Sep 21 2017 11:01 AM
Sorry for your loss. Ms Polly made a beautiful wedding cake for my oldest daught. I didn't know her personally but new from many friends. New a grandson, Wayne and great grandson Lucus who married my granddaughter. Again sorry for the loss of a great lady.
Vettie crocker Sep 20 2017 11:04 PM
Polly and family, my deepest condolences. You had a one in a million talented mom. I remember what a fantastic job she did for my Traci''s wedding teception.
Nancy Childress Norton Sep 20 2017 1:57 PM
Ms. Polly and "Bub" were dear friends of my parents and were very dear to our whole family. Polly was one of best cooks, especially of great southern dishes. Like one of her famous cakes, she was sweet, and always looked good. Condolences to Polly Ann, Larry, and all her grandchildren.
Roger Hayes Sep 19 2017 2:44 PM
I'm so sorry for your loss. I knew Polly from Dolline's. She was always there singing along on Wednesday mornings. She will be missed here but Heaven is her home now. :sleepy:
Susan Herndon Byrd Sep 19 2017 11:29 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Polly Wilkins
Ann Mason Sep 19 2017 7:00 AM
I loved sweet Ms. Polly. I sang with her for years, while she sang and played that beautiful bejeweled guitar at Dollines in Clifton. I have a video of her singing a solo somewhere. She always let my grandson Noah strum the guitar and she would smile at him. I will miss her. I also remember those lovely cakes she would bake for one of the singers ' birthdays!!! Beverlie Emory
Beverlie Emory Sep 19 2017 12:37 AM
So sad to hear that Mrs. Polly has passed away. She not only made cakes for me when I was young, but also made them for my girls to enjoy. Mrs. Polly was one of the nicest ladies I have ever met. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time.
Michelle Thomas Sep 18 2017 10:56 PM
Polly was the sweetest lady I ever meet always a smile and kind words for ever one. She will be miss by many this lady was loved by so many you have left a lasting memory in this small town of Cowpens.I have to say for PaPa Sams. Polly was very special to him Rest In Peace our sweet Polly
Lee Attaway Sep 18 2017 9:34 PM
Polly was a sweet and lovely lady,had many fun years with that lady at Claire manufacturing company! Also enjoyed many of her fantastic birthday cakes! My condolences to the family!RIP Miss Pollie! Long time friend Dianne Osteen!
Dianne Osteen Sep 18 2017 9:21 PM