Wanda Sledge

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Wanda Sledge

Funeral services for Wanda Lee Sledge will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Grand Assembly of God Church, 102 E. Almar, at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Al Walter will be officiating.
Wanda Lee Sledge was born on March 31, 1934 in Chickasha, OK, the 4th of twelve children born to Eugene and Eartha Stewart. Wanda was called home from her earthly life to her heavenly home on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Wanda was raised in Chickasha and attended Lincoln School from the 1st through the 12th grade. She married the love of her life, Wyatt Sledge, Sr., in 1954 and to this union five children were born; Dana, Carla, Leslie, Wyatt Jr., and Kimberly.
The New Hope Baptist Church in Chickasha served as Wanda's church home all of her life. In her earlier years, she served as the Church Clerk, Kitchen Director, and most recently she was a member of the Women's Ministry.
Wanda's career path started with the Headstart Program in Chickasha where she served as a Teacher's Aide for many years. From there she worked at Southern Plains Medical Center in Chickasha a Medical Receptionist and in the Business Office for over twenty years.
Wanda was best known for her great cooking of which she would share with anyone in need of a meal. There was never an empty chair at her dinner table. It didn't matter who you were or where you came from, you were always welcomed in her home to eat right along with her family. Whatever you needed, if she had it, it was yours. Her love for God was first and foremost in her life and she shared that love with all who knew her.
Those left to cherish her memory are: her children; Dana Sledge, Carla Sledge, Leslie Sledge, and Kimberly Sledge all of Chickasha and Wyatt (Debbie) Sledge, Jr., of North Richland Hills, Texas. Nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Siblings; Betty Fox and Michael Stewart of Denver Co., and Kay (Gary) Kuykendall of Chickasha. Brothers-in-laws; Luther Sledge of Houston, Texas and Charles (Barbara) Sledge of Oklahoma City, OK. Sisters-in-laws; Mollie Roberts and Julia Ann Sledge of Chickasha, Mary Daniels of Oklahoma City and Anita Taylor of Ft. Worth, Texas and a host of special cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Services are under the direction of Brown-Thomas Funeral Home in Chickasha, OK.
Published on September 19, 2018
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Irene Meeks
Sep 28, 2018
Hi Dana, I just read in the paper about your mother's passing
I'm so sorry. I use to work with her at head start. We had a great time together. She was always smiling. I loved your mom. Again I'm so sorry, I misses her service.🤗💔
Versia Burdex-Williams
Sep 22, 2018
Ms Wanda will forever have a special place in my heart because she was an inspiration for me. She was my mentor at Southern plains medical center; my first professional career path. I'm proud to have crossed paths with this strong Christian soldier. Peace be with you
Teresa Brower Kortemeier
Sep 22, 2018
I had this wonderful lady in headstart. Good memories.
Kerry Can Ess
Sep 21, 2018
Dana and family,

I was so sorry to read about the passing of your mother. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers.
James Green & April Greer
Sep 21, 2018
We wish your family strength and love. She will always be there for you, silent but loving and watching.
Gena Lewis
Sep 19, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Your mom blessed me and my mom many times with love , laughter and encouragement. She was truly a very special lady.