Coronavirus Notice

A statement from the funeral homes of Rockingham County.

Wilkerson Covid-19 Statement

In light of the recent and constantly changing guidelines due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Wilkerson Funeral Home continues to steward the gathering of family and friends. 

In Section 4 of Executive Order 141, Governor Cooper specifically exempts funeral ceremonies from its provisions. 

Exemptions from This Executive Order. Worship, religious, and spiritual gatherings, funeral ceremonies, wedding ceremonies, and other activities constituting the exercise of First Amendment rights are exempt from all the requirements of this Executive Order and Executive Order Nos. 121 and 138, notwithstanding any other provision of this Executive Order or of Executive Order Nos. 121 and 138. Wilkerson Funeral Home will continue to Promote Social Distancing and Reduce Transmission. 

  • Please, while visiting the funeral home all visitors should abide by the social distancing guidelines of 6 feet and refrain from physical contact such as shaking hands, hugging, etc.
  • Due to the most recent Governor's mandate, Face Coverings are REQUIRED
  • Receiving of friends will be monitored closely prior to services for the safety of our community.

Wilkerson Funeral Home will make available to families a public memorial service, at no additional charge, to allow the community the opportunity to express their love and support to the family. We will be doing everything we can to support you and your family during this time and continue to monitor all guidelines set forth by local, state, national health officials, and North Carolina Board of Funeral Service. We appreciate your continued support during this unprecedented time in our nation.



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