Couple Arrested in Killing Geneva Man

By: Mike Gurspan
By: Mike Gurspan

A Geneva County man and his girlfriend are behind bars charged with murder. Authorities believe Timothy Wilkerson was killed in cold blood outside a Samson Church.

Blood stains remain evident at the intersection of Jordan and Aplin Streets where the killing took place, just a few yards from the First Assembly of God Church in Samson.

Authorities say 52-year-old Timothy Wilkerson was gunned down by his ex-wife's current boyfriend, Glen Lee. The ex-wife, Theresa Wilkerson, is also charged with murder since she was also armed and driving the vehicle that stopped by Mr. Wilkerson, moments before he was killed.

Linda Peavey was attending a church service when the congregation heard the single gunshot. "When I came out of the church, heard the loud shot, I could see a man falling out of the pick-up truck, and another man standing holding a gun. I went back into the church, I was scared."

In the quiet Samson neighborhood, the victim was well known and liked. It comes as a great shock.

Kathy Thompson, the victim’s friend says, "Oh he was a great guy; calm person, always looking to help someone."

Geneva County Sheriff Greg Ward describes domestic violence as an epidemic, and this is just another example of how terribly things can go wrong. "The victim came out of the truck and made the statement if you pulled that gun, you better use it and that's when he fired."

Both Lee and Theresa Wilkerson are behind bars at the Geneva County Jail on open counts of murder.

In Samson at this time, authorities are awaiting autopsy results on Mr. Wilkerson from the Department of Forensics in Montgomery.

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  • by Friend Location: Samson on May 4, 2007 at 04:48 PM
    i can not believe that Ann and Glen are out of jail, but that is way things are as bad as it is. people do wrong and get by with it please keep this going and keep all updated
  • by concerned on May 3, 2007 at 09:17 AM
    both(glen and ann) of the people arrested and charged for MURDER....and in cold blood of an unarmed man were allowed to bond out of jail before the family could even bury the victim (Tim). They should have not been able to bond out for any amount of money! God Bless the families that were hurt by this tragedy. Please keep us all informed of the outcome of this case......
  • by Friend Location: Samson on May 2, 2007 at 09:12 AM
    I pray that God will put His loving arms around the Wilkerson family and hold them all threw this awful event. I pray that justice will be served and before Mr. Lee, and Mrs. Ann meets the Lord that they repent and get things straight with the Lord. To the Wilkerson family you all are in my prayers.
  • by tom Location: samson on May 1, 2007 at 06:51 PM
    tim never bothered anybody. he was a top notch guy. i know all parties involved and i am, not really shocked, but hurt and dumbfounded. i have known tim and his family all my life. i grew up around the corner from them. they are all good people and my heart and prayers go out to them. as far as glen and teresa are concerned, i am praying for them and their family. i hope they get the appropriate sentence for killing a good man.
  • by MELANIE Location: FLORIDA on May 1, 2007 at 04:53 PM
    IAM THE SISER OF THERESA.....MY HEART GOES OUT TO TIM (stick man)and his family...thersa and whom everhis name was,,,had no regards for TIM(stick man) family or her own family...iam out raged and very angry and have no answeres for such a evil crime....MAY TIMS FAIMLY AND MY FAMILY FIND SOME KIND OF PEACE THROUGH THIS HARD TIME....IAM SO SORRY FOR THE GRIEF AND SORROW MY SISTER HAS CAUSED TO HIS FAMILY AND MIND,,,,ALL I WANT IS ANSWERS ....I CANT DESCRIBE THE SHOCK AND SORROW ....I FEEL I HAVE LOST TWO FAMILY MEMBERS
  • by Faye Location: Enterprise on May 1, 2007 at 08:02 AM
    My regrets go out to the family May God Bless you all. No matter how many complaints were reported, Lee and Theresa should have let the law handle the matter,not just cold blood kill someone, and that is the way it appears.
  • by a friend Location: covingotn county on May 1, 2007 at 06:48 AM
    well if he did file one after another they should be on file and we will see for sure then and he better hope they are on file to help him out if there is help for killing a man that way..but from my growing up in samson and knowing glen i dont have a lot of nice things i know about him anyways.and if you know him as a good friend then you know what i mean
  • by a friend Location: covington county on May 1, 2007 at 06:38 AM
    i pray for the family of tim i have known him for ages and grew up in samson till a few years ago.and i also have known glen for ages too i want comment on him at all. tim was a good guy and folks liked him alot as long as i have know him he never did any thing bad to anyone...
  • by Lois Location: Samson on Apr 30, 2007 at 07:44 PM
    My regrets go out to the Wilkerson Family My prayers are with you. Tim was a very likeable person My hubsand said he had never done harm to anyone and did not deserve for his life to be ended this way. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
  • by Robert Location: Elba on Apr 30, 2007 at 07:31 PM
    I am a friend of Mr. Glen Lee and some of my information says that Mr. Lee actually filed police report after police report on Mr. Wilkerson for threatning the couple. I know Mr. Lee would never kill a man in cold blood for no reason what so ever. I grew up around Mr. Lee and still consider him a good friend of mine, I know that this predicament will get worked out.
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