Wanda June Maxey

In Memory of Wanda June Maxey

Wanda June Maxey, age 88, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the McAlester Regional Hospital, of McAlester, Oklahoma. 

Wanda was born in Cravens, Oklahoma on May 11, 1928, a daughter of the late Dora (Smith) and Nathan  Colwell.

She was the widow of Billy Dean  Maxey, the love of her life. On June 15, 1946, they were married at Wilburton, Oklahoma.  Wanda was a wonderful homemaker.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.   She was also a member of the Eastern Star of Red Oak, Oklahoma and the VFW Women's Auxiliary. 

Wanda is  survived by:
Daughters/Son-In-Law:  Charlotte & Woody Abernathy, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Melody Maxey, of Wilburton, Oklahoma. 
Nephew: Bob & Marylee Colwell, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Grandchildren, Stacey Abernathy, of Ft. Myers, Florida; John & Kim Patterson, of Cumming, Georgia, Shelley & Eric Brinkley of, Louiseville, Texas; grandson, Todd & Kelly Abernathy, of Dallas, Texas; grandson, Mikie & Anjie Mussett, of Valliant, Oklahoma; grandson, Jeremy Shane Mussett, of Valliant, Oklahoma; granddaughter, Allison & Mike Roets, of Stillwater, Oklahoma.  
Wanda is also survived by 12 great grandchildren and expecting one great great grandson.

Wanda was preceded in death by: her husband, Billy Dean Maxey; parents, Nathan & Dora Colwell; sisters & brothers, Veta Colwell, Gloria Colwell, Youdia Cook, Jess N. Colwell, Betty Pedro; nephew, Pete Colwell.

Service at First Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016  with Rev. Mike Mussett and Rev. Paul Brady officiating. Interment to follow at the Lutie Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma. 

Pallbearers:  Mike Roets, Shane Mussett, Todd Abernathy, Eric Brinkley, Cord Colwell, Bobby Colwell, Kolton Mussett, Autumn Woodard.  Honorary Pallbearers: Woody Abernathy, John Vincent, Bob Colwell, Stacey Abernathy, John Patterson, Bobbie Barnard, the Staff of Tidwell Living Center.