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With her daughter and son-in-law by her side, Wanda Faye Haney, 85, of Muskogee, Okla., was welcomed into her eternal home Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. She was born Aug. 9, 1927, in Merkel, Texas, the daughter of Grant and Annie Lee (Martin) Riggan.
Faye grew up in Big Spring, Texas, and lived most of her adult life in Midland, Texas, where she worked and retired from Amoco (now B.P. Oil Company). She moved to Muskogee, Okla., in 1995 to be near her family. Faye lived independently and enjoyed working in her yard until three years ago, when she became a resident at Magnolia Gardens Living Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she attended until her poor health would not allow her to attend.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, George Riggan.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Patty George and husband Ronnie of Muskogee, OK; grandson, Kyle George and wife Mary Ann and great-grandson, Brandon, of Bedford, Texas; grandson, Michael Trevino and wife Lisa Marie and great-great grandson Ciaran of Houston, Texas; granddaughter, Kelli Burns and husband Greg and granddaughters, Taylor and Madison of Toledo, Ohio; grandson, Josh George of Tulsa, Okla.; her sister, Alva Gene Bishop of Pleasant Plains, Ariz.; nephew, Donnie Feathers and wife Beverly of Patoka, Ind.; niece, Linda McDougal and husband Freddie of Pleasant Plains, Ariz., and numerous great-nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Wanda Faye Haney at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in the Bradley Belltower Chapel with Brother Bill Crow officiating. Interment will be in Big Springs, Texas. Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Magnolia Gardens, Solara and Good Shepherd Hospice for their attentive and loving care of their mother and grandmother and to First Baptist Church staff, church family and many friends for their love and prayers shown to the family during this difficult time.
The family has entrusted Bradley Family Funeral Service with the arrangements.