known in the community as Mrs. Mary, 77, died on August 1, 2017 at the Bayonne Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Jersey City, and was a lifelong Bayonne resident. She was a retired School Teacher for the Bayonne Head Start Program for over 25 years. Mother of Darron Wilkes and his Wife Donna, Gloria Wilkes, Cornell Wilkes and his Wife Tangee, Trevor Wilkes, Vanessa Epps, Litticia McCombs and her Husband Michael, Clifton Golden, Jr. and his Wife Stacy. Grandmother of 28. Great-Grandmother of 36. Great Great-Grandmother of 2. Sister of Narcissus Porter and her Husband Rev. Nathaniel Porter, Sr., Dewayne Epps and his Wife Lissa, Kim Frazier and her Husband Nate, Anthony Epps, and the late Walter Epps, Jr., June Wooten, and George Epps, Sr. She was also predeceased by her parents Helen and Walter Epps Sr. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.