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Barbara May Wilkins

September 1, 1939 ~ March 29, 2018 (age 78)
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Barbara May Wilkins went to be with Jesus and reunite with her beloved son Dale at the age of 78, on Thursday, March 29, 2018.  She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Gary Gene Wilkins of Pepperell, MA. Loving sister of Richard E. Weagle, Mary Weagle, Charles P. Weagle, Charlotte M. Weagle, Jean L. Weagle and Arthur P. Weagle of Ipswich, MA. She is the devoted mother of Charles I. Wilkins of Townsend, Gary G. Wilkins Jr of Groton, Gregory P. Wilkins of New Ipswich, NH, Mark D. Wilkins of Owatonna, MN, B. Sarah Joungblood of Chesapeake VA, and the late Dale “Farm-R” Wilkins. Grandmother to sixteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews and “grandmother to all.”


She was born on September 1, 1939 in Ipswich to Charles Weagle and Maude Tufts. She married her lifelong sweetheart, Gary Gene Wilkins on November 3, 1962.


After moving to Pepperell, she began working with her husband Gary to deliver the finest produce through Wilkins Brothers Farm and Gary’s Farm Stand.


She will always be remembered for her “Barb's Famous Pies” and was passionate about loving Jesus and loving people. She was a dedicated member to the First Baptist Church of Groton, and raised her family with a passion for the Lord. Her most precious gifts were her children and grandchildren.


Calling hours will be held Thursday, April 5, from 4-7 PM at First Baptist Church of Groton, 365 Main St.  A celebration of her life will be held on Friday at 11 AM at First Baptist Church of Groton, with graveside service to follow at Westlawn Cemetery in Littleton.  There will be a reception to follow at the First Baptist Church of Groton. In lieu of flowers,  please send donations to the First Baptist Church of Groton, P.O. Box 499, Groton, MA 01450. Please see


Donations may be made to:

First Baptist Church of Groton
P.O. Box 499, Groton MA 01450
Tel: 1-978-272-1335

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