The Woodward News

Obituaries

December 26, 2012

Wilma Gean Wingo

Woodward, Okla. — Wilma Gean Wingo, daughter of Eddie Martin Jackson and Daisy V. Cook Jackson was born in Woodward, Oklahoma on October 18, 1926 and passed from this life in Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City on December 22, 2012 at the age of eighty-six years and two months.

Wilma grew up and went to school in the Vici schools and would have graduated at the top of her class in 1945. However she left school to marry her sweetheart, Donald Wingo on July 15, 1944 in Woodward, Oklahoma.  They began their journey together on the Wingo family farm southeast of Vici. But do to Donald’s work as a carpenter they lived in several Texas towns and Oklahoma City in the early part of their marriage. In September 1956 they bought a house in Woodward and moved there with their first three daughters. As their family grew, Donald added onto the home and this was the family home until Wilma’s health required her to move in with daughter, Renee in Oklahoma City.  Wilma was baptized as a young woman at the Vici Christian Church and later transferred to the Woodward First Christian Church.  Wilma spent her time taking care of the home and her children. She was dedicated to her family and always showed them her love and care. She shared her love of flowers both in the garden and many house plants with her family. Her extended family will always remember her wonderful homemade noodles that were a part of all holiday meals. Outside the home she worked at the Oak Park School cafeteria, as the lunch lady for several years until Donald retired. She and Donald spent time camping and fishing in both Oklahoma and Colorado. She was always willing to help dress and cooked whatever he shot or caught and the family ate deer, turkey, goose, duck and lots of fish. In later years she developed an interest in playing slot machines which gave her much enjoyment. Reading novels and watching the birds and squirrels at Renee’s house also occupied a lot of her time.  In the last few years she had many health problems but always fought her way back to get strong and come home. This last time was just too hard and she has now left us to move to her eternal home with Jesus and her family that preceded her in death.  She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Corky Buczinski, Dorotha Ward, Delta Reith, brother-in-laws, Archie Ward, Dale Reith, Willie Wingo, in-laws Eunice (Wingo) Speck, Earl Wingo and Chester Speck.  She is survived by daughters: LaDonna Foley and spouse Jack, Kay Brimer and spouse Jackie, Earlene Weber and spouse Greg, Renee Wingo and son, Neil Wingo; seven grandchildren, Bradley Foley, Bryce Brimer, Jessica Black, Christy Bookstore, Tamara Althouse, Jeremy Weber and Dustin Clark; nine great grandchildren, Hannah Foley, Ben Foley, Umbria Brimenzi, Kaitlyn Hinkle, Dylan Lee, Jaden Weber, Chesney Clark, Chase Clark and Alexandria Clark; one brother-in-law Herman Buczinski; one sister-in-law Peggy (Wingo) Goodson; 8 nieces and 3 nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were held on Thursday December 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church of Vici, Oklahoma. Burial at Sunnyside Cemetery, Vici, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family and Memorial Tribute viewed at shawfuneralhome.net

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Maebelle Hanan Maebelle Hanan

    Maebelle Hanan, the daughter of George and Lorene Meek Rider, was born March 26, 1923, at their home near Arnett. She grew up there attending Sunny Slope Rural School and graduating from Arnett High school in 1940.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cecilia Fleming Cecilia Fleming

    Cecilia Fleming, 81 year old Woodward resident, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Woodward. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in the Elmwood Cemetery with the Reverend Donnetta Hunter officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Madeline Taylor Madeline Carole Taylor

    Madeline Carole Taylor was born on December 19, 1943 in Buffalo, Oklahoma the 7the of eight children to Russell and Edith May (Pemberton) Cline. She was raised outside of Buffalo and attended the Rosston schools, graduating from Rosston High School in 1962.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • starrjuanitapicture.jpeg Juanita “Nita” Star

    Juanita “Nita” Star, 87 year old resident of Woodward, passed from this life on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in the Grace Living Center.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Jeremy Skaggs officiating.  Burial will be in the Mooreland Cemetery under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lanham.jpg Darrell Dwayne Lanham

    Darrell Dwayne Lanham, 67 passed away July 26, 2014 in OKC.  He was born on October 11, 1946 in Mooreland, OK the son of Luther Henry and Evelyn Naomi (Secrist) Lanham.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Zabrion Brown Zabrion Xavier Brown

    Zabrion Xavier Brown, 7 year old former Woodward area resident, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Woodward. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the Billings Funeral Home Chapel.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • dimmit003.jpg Jerome Roscoe Dimmitt

    Jerome Roscoe Dimmitt was born on May 14, 1958 to Loren & Merle (Foster) Dimmit at Sublette, Kansas the youngest of nine siblings.  The family made their home in Sublette, Kansas. Jerome graduated from Sublette High School with the class of 1976. After graduation he went to work for a custom cutter following the harvest and later in Garden City doing cement pouring and finishing. The bulk of his working years was spent in the oil field business working in at least three different states.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dudley Blaylock

    Dudley Blaylock was born January 29, 1945 in Higgins, Texas to Edith May and Dudley Jasper Blaylock.  He passed away July 16, 2014 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 69 years, 5 months and 17 days.

    July 23, 2014

  • Edith Ann Nichols

    Edith Ann Nichols, a former resident of Woodward, was born May 17, 1934 in Rives, TN. She died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her home in Dyersburg, TN.

    She was a faithful Christian with ultimate faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, J.T. and Lorena Tubbs of Memphis, TN and a sister, Patsy Nell Tubbs.

    July 23, 2014

  • sr001.jpg Susie Louise McNeill

    Susie Louise McNeill of Vici went to be with her Lord on July 16, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Susie was born March 17, 1940 to Johnnie Lee (Jackson) and Thurman Wall in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo