Ellis Wilkins Archives

Rev. Dr. Ellis Wilkins celebrates 91st birthday

June 24, 2021

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, the Rev. Dr. Ellis Wilkins (center, white hat and shirt) celebrated his 91st Birthday with drive-by and party with his family and friends. On June 2, 1930, in a shanty house in Wesson, Arkansas, Dr. Wilkins was born to John and Bessie Wilkins. Though his beginnings were humble, Dr. Wilkins… [Read More]

Dr. Ellis Wilkins, Pastor of Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, celebrates 90th birthday with surprise drive-by

June 18, 2020

On June 2, 1930 in a shanty house in Wesson, Arkansas, little did John and Bessie Wilkins know that they were there! “I HAD ENOUGH HEARTACHE AND ENOUGH HEADACHE I’VE HAD SO MANY UPS AND DOWNS DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH MORE I CAN TAKE .. SEE I DECIDED THAT I CRIED MY LAST TEAR YESTERDAY.”… [Read More]