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Michele Tanksley Wikle

January 25, 1976 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 48) 48 Years Old
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Michele Tanksley Wikle Obituary

Michele Tanksley Wikle, age 48 of Dahlonega, Georgia took her Heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 27, 2024.

Born in Gainesville, Georgia on January 25, 1976, she was the daughter of Frankie & Martha Free Tanksley. Michele was the embodiment of selflessness.  Her love and kindness were always expressed through service.  Service to her family, friends, and to the many children she adopted in her heart.  Michele will leave a tremendous gap in the lives of many people.  Lastly, she dedicated her life to raising her children in the way they should go.  She loved you all incredibly. Michele was a member of Good News Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Homer Free and by her paternal grandmother, Juanita Ansley Tanksley.

Survivors include her loving husband of 24 years, Blake Wikle; son & fiancé, Chandler Wikle & Maddie Self; daughter, Gracie Wikle; parents, Frankie & Martha Free Tanksley; brother & sister-in-law, Jeff & Shana Tanksley; maternal grandmother, Doris Free; paternal grandfather, Rev. Telford Tanksley; niece, Chesney Tanksley; father-in-law & mother-in-law, Johnny & Ann Wikle; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Brett & Lulu Wikle; god-children, Lucy & Liam; aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, & a host of friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 05, 2024 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in the Good News Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 04, 2024.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to The Mayo Clinic by visiting,  https://philanthropy.mayoclinic.org/donatemc

An online guest registry is available for the Wikle family at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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February 4, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Funeral Service
February 5, 2024

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
February 5, 2024

Good News Baptist Church Cemetery
J Warren Road
Cornelia, GA 30531


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