Interment will follow at the Reichert Cemetery, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 in Fort Smith, Ark. and was born May 11, 1938 in LeFlore to Jack and Florence (Wagner) Ward.
She graduated from LeFlore High School in 1955 and retired after many years as a secretary for the OSU Extension Center. She was a member of the Reichert Quilting Club and also the Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church. Wanda considered it an honor to be a servant of Jesus Christ.
Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of her life. She loved to cook and could cook anything. Her passions were quilting and gardening. She just kept working even while her health was failing.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jimmy Jack Ward; and a sister, Dorothy Ward Howard.
Survivors include her husband and companion, Robert O. White of Reichert; daughter, Kim Robertson and husband Tommy of Poteau; sons, Jimmy Don White and wife Carolyn of Reichert, Mitchell White of Reichert and friend and companion, Teresa Johnson, of Poteau; grandchildren, Kellie Christenberry and husband John Ross, Lane Robertson of Poteau, Joshua White and wife Kelsey of Conser, Megan Ramsey and husband Cody of Poteau; great grandchildren, Joshlyn and Rhett White of Conser and Josie Ramsey of Poteau; two sisters, Sue McAlester and husband Jerry of Knot Hole, and Waltreata Anderson of Summerfield; sister-in-law, Bobbie Ward of Fort Smith, Ark.; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Pallbearers are Cody Ramsey, Joshua White, Lane Robertson, JohnRoss Christenberry, Monte Anderson and Mark Ward.
The family will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. to visit with relatives and friends.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
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