The Woodward News


June 22, 2012

Dora Lue (Brannon) Wilson

Woodward, Okla. —

Dora Lue (Brannon) Wilson was born at the home in Freedom on Sept. 17,1941. She was the 8th of nine children born to the local blacksmith , A.L. (Abe) and his wife, Eva Mae (Hughes) Brennon. She grew up in Freedom where she attended Freedom School through the ninth grade.

On November 24th 1962, Dora married Kenneth L. (Red) Wilson. Together they raised five children, they lived in several places in Oklahoma including Waynoka, Lawton, Buffalo, Woodward, Texas, Kansas, and Arizona (Sierra Vista and Tombstone).

Dora worked as a homemaker, a caterer and a waitress in several local restaurants and cafes. She also worked inTombstone, AZ as an actress for the OK Corral gunfight reinactments.

Dora's pastimes included bingo, sewing, reading and just visiting with people. She never met a stanger, loved talking about her family (especially her grandchildren) and how her family was growing.

Dora was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Dora Leaves behind many loved ones including Red, her husband of 35 years; four children, LaDonna Clark and husband Mark of Mooreland, OK; Rosie Jobes and her husband, Paco of Liberal, KS; Eva Sanders of Okema, OK; Chad Wilson and wife Kelly of Tulsa, OK; one daughter-in-law, Carrol Wilson of Sierra Vista, AZ, 2 brothers A. L. (Al) Brennon and wife Edwinna of Erie, KS; E. H. (Pat) Brennon of Bixby, AZ.; 2 sisters Elsie Wylie of Denton TX; Pearl Pynes and husband Charles of Harmon, OK; She also leaves behind eight grandchildren and their spouses, Dustin and Michelle Clark; Maxwell Clark; Zackary Clark; Kirby Clark; Lilly Anne Wilson; Christopher Kite; Steven Kite; Miguel and Samatha Andrade. Dora has six great-grandchildren: Ally, Chase, Chesnie, Zain, Mackenzie Clark and Nox Andrade. She also has many nieces and nephews.

Dora was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Kenneth L. (Bubby) Wilson, three sisters, Maxine, Dorothy, Martha, one brother Harry Ellis, one great-granddaughter Lyndsey, and two special nieces, Barbara and Soundra.

Dora will be dearly missed by all that knew her.

Graveside services will be held June 23, 2012 11:00 a.m. At Haskew Cemetery with theRev. Aaron Martin officiating.



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