Wilma Wilkins Riddell
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:00 PM
Wilma Wilkins Riddell, 98, of Madison died June 13, 2014.
She was born on January 4, 1916 to Celia and Stuart C. Wilkins in Clarke County. She graduated from Enterprise High School and attended Gulf Park College in Gulfport, where she was an active sorority member. Mrs. Riddell was a resident of Quitman, Miss. for over 60 years where she was active in her community and served as President of the Quitman Women's Club.
She was a former Miss Mississippi and was a Miss Mississippi Pageant judge in subsequent pageants.
Mrs. Riddell was a member of the First Baptist Church of Quitman. Mrs. Riddell was married to the late Tally D. Riddell, Sr. of Quitman, Miss. She is survived by son, Tally D. Riddell, Jr. and his wife Carol of New Albany; daughter, Janet Riddell of Brandon, Miss.; one granddaughter; and a neice and nephew. Funeral services were held June 16 at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel followed by private burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.