The Woodward News

November 1, 2012

Kathryn Wilson

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — Kathryn Wilson, 61, of Woodward, died October 29, 2012 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held on Saturday , November 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Billings Funeral Home Chapel in Woodward. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Billings Funeral Home of Woodward.

Kathryn Mae (Saunders) Wilson was born to John and Hazel Saunders on July, 17, 1951 in Anderson, Indiana. As a young child her family moved to Houston, Texas where she was raised. Kathryn was an administrative assistant in the oil and gas industry.

In 1972, Kathryn was united in marriage to David A. Thomas. They were blessed with sons Steven and Kenneth from this union. In 1983, Kathryn was united in marriage to Joseph A. Wilson. They made their home in Woodward and were blessed with one son Joseph Sydney. They were united in marriage until Joseph’s passing on February 9, 1992.

On July 14, 2004 Kathryn was united with Randy Piland in Las Vegas, Nevada. They made their home in Woodward and have made their home here since that time.

Kathryn enjoyed life to the fullest and had a great passion for family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchild. She also enjoyed cooking, fishing, and a special love of growing flowers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Joe Wilson; and her sisters Carolyn Alm and Anieta Dowdy.

Kathryn is survived by her husband Randy Piland of Woodward; three sons, Steven and his wife Linda of Ponca City; Kenneth and his wife Melyssa of Woodward; Joseph and his wife Emma of Woodward; one sister Linda Saunders of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; other relatives and many friends.

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