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Gold Coast Mother Kelly Wilkinson Remembered

by | Tue, Apr 27 2021

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The heartbroken family of Kelly Wilkinson have remembered the Gold Coast mother-of-three as a “strong, fierce woman with an enormous heart”.

Hundreds gathered in Parkwood on Monday afternoon to pay tribute to the 27-year-old, who was allegedly murdered by her estranged husband last Wednesday.

The crowd, many wearing green – Ms Wilkinson’s favourite colour – included her father Reg Wilkinson and sisters Natalie and Emma Wilkinson and Danielle Carroll.

Local state MP Sam O’Connor read a statement on behalf of Ms Wilkinson’s family that described her as a “beloved daughter, sister and mother”.

“She had always said that being a mother was the best job in the world, and loved nothing more than watching the kids play,” he said.

“Kelly was a strong, fierce woman with an enormous heart.