Wanda Sledge

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Wanda Sledge

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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