Sema Wilkes

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: owner and namesake of the renowned restaurant Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room opened in a restored boardinghouse in historic Savannah, Georgia in 1943 known for her fried chicken, corn bread and turnip greens.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: June 23, 1907

 

Died: October 31, 2002

 

Location: Savannah, Georgia