‘He was the best man, and I was the maid of honor’ My grandmother, Lori Wilkerson, was laughing while explaining the mischievous things my father did. I asked Wilkerson what her advice to me would be if she could give me any, and she said, “If I could give you advice, Dessy Rae, it would probably be to surround yourself with people ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!