Wanda M Thurman

December 16, 1926 - August 25, 2018
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Wanda Mae (Ridenour) Thurman was born at Oakdale Washita County on December 16th, 1926 to Claude and Ellen Ridenour. She passed away on August 25th, 2018 at Corn Heritage Village where she had lived for several years. She was 91 years old.

Wanda went to school at Lake Valley School where she graduated in 1945.

She married Glen Thurman in Decatur, Texas on April 2, 1946. Glen and Wanda farmed and went on harvest several years before he started working as a mechanic for Bob Allen Construction Company. While working construction, they lived in several towns in Oklahoma before moving to Oklahoma City. Wherever they lived, Wanda made friends and was happy. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, and reading.

Wanda was preceded in death by parents; husband Glen; two sons, David and Gene; brothers, Homer, Orville, Doyle, and Wiley; and sister Wynema.

Survivors include:
Daughter-in-law: Marilyn Thurman of Gotebo, OK
3 Grandchildren: Kathy Wedel & husband Tim of Cordell, OK
Matt Thurman of Gotebo, OK
Jason Thurman of Arkansas
Sister-in-law: Clarelynn Ridenour
Brother-in-law: R.H. Thurman
7 Great-grandchildren: Kyley Thurman, Ava Thurman, Ellie Thurman, Tyler Wedel, Chase Thurman, Savanna Thurman and Harley Thurman; and several nieces and nephews.


Graveside Service: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Odessa Cemetery
Gotebo, Oklahoma

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home- Cordell, OK


Service Information

Visitation
Date: August 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graveside
Date: August 28, 2018
Time: 11:00 am

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Rosemary Dick
Bessie, OK
So sorry for your loss.  Prayers.
Beverly Strickland
Coweta, OK
So sorry for your loss of our family member . Prayers are coming your way , my mother Retha May Strickland , will be welcoming her home at last .
God Bless each of you.
Bev & Strickland Family
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