Nov. 2, 1926-Apr. 19, 2014
Marlow: Wanda Nease, 87, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Marlow.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Marlow, with Rev. George Nease and Rev. Robert Goodman officiating. Burial will be in the Letitia Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.
Wanda was born Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1926 in Bray, to William Franklin and Ruby C. (Cearlock) Parker. She lived in the Marlow area all of her life and graduated from Bray High School. On Sept. 23, 1947, she married George Isaac Nease in Wichita Falls, Texas. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2005. Wanda was a homemaker and worked along with her family as a farmer and rancher. Wanda loved sports and played for an A.A.U. semi-pro basketball team. She enjoyed fishing, playing dominoes, and quilting. Wanda loved to spend time with her family. She was known to use a peach tree switch to spank her kids and grandkids. She was an active member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Marlow and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Women's Mission.
Survivors include two sons, George Dale Nease and wife Doris of Clinton, Frankie Keith Nease and wife Pam of Marlow, daughter Brenda Kay Johnson and husband Pat of Duncan, 11grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, twin sister, Velda S. Green and husband Jerl of Marlow, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and special cousin, June Kreiger of Marlow.
Wanda was also preceded in death by her parents.
Grandsons and grandsons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.
- Local News
Taylor Ellsworth, left and Leah Mulkey hang up a flag promoting the National Day of the Cowboy, which is set for Saturday at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center.
National Day of the Cowboy kicks off Saturday
The annual National Day of the Cowboy will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center.
The theme is centered around Native American culture and will be showcased through a variety of different activites, specifically the ongoing Allan Houser Exhibition.
- Temperature hits 101
- Nelson discusses Duncan’s water supply during Rotary meeting
- What’s dug up at cemetery goes down at spray pad project
- Traffic stop leads to drug arrest for Duncan man
- National Day of the Cowboy kicks off Saturday
Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates
This week FiveThirtyEight released the results of a poll of Americans' opinions on the "Star Wars" universe. Not surprisingly, Jar Jar Binks is the most reviled character in the series. As Walt Hickey notes, the Gungan from Naboo posted lower favorability numbers than Emperor Palpatine, "the actual personification of evil in the galaxy."
- Almost half of America's obese youth don't know they're obese
- What we get wrong about millennials living at home
- Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates
Duncan’s Cox shines with 3-over 74
Tuesday night, Duncan High School golfer Graham Cox stayed up late watching “Batman Begins.”
- Marlow trio looking to take next step at state
- Watson leaves Bray-Doyle before first season starts
- Duncan’s Cox shines with 3-over 74
Wal-Mart to cut prices more aggressively in back-to-school push
Wal-Mart Stores plans to cut prices more aggressively during this year's back-to-school season and will add inventory to its online store as the chain battles retailers for student spending.
- A quarter of the world's most educated people live in the 100 largest cities
- College graduates are sorting themselves into elite cities
- Wal-Mart to cut prices more aggressively in back-to-school push
Modern version of ‘Telephone’ hangs up on the truth
Couple weeks ago, I stopped at a popular morning spot to get a caffeine infusion and encountered a meeting of a chapter of the Coffee Club Geniuses of America.
Zamperini, the Olympian and POW, was a hero because of his faith
Louis Zamperini collected many accolades as an Olympic distance runner and brave bombardier who spent a month adrift at sea and two years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. But faith and forgiveness are what truly distinguished him.
- Modern version of ‘Telephone’ hangs up on the truth