Wanda Melton

Wanda Mae Melton, age 91, died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 18 in Plano, Texas. Mrs. Melton was born June 23, 1922, in Russellville, Ark., to John L. and Emma (Fisher) Giles. She had lived most of her adult life in Oklahoma City and Hinton, before moving to Mustang in 1972. 

Wanda Melton

Wanda Melton

Wanda worked more than 20 years at Wilson Packing Co. before retiring several years ago. Wanda was a 39-year resident of Mustang, where she was very active in Chisholm Heights Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Claude; one sister, Arizona; seven brothers, Aude, Vernie, Clyde, Houston, Tess, Ted and TJ; and son-in-law, Joe Rodgers. 

Survivors include four daughters, Carolyn Sue Dean and husband, Jim of Sulphur, Patricia Ann Rodgers of Mustang, Janice Lynn Dunkin of Yukon and Christy Rae Harms and husband, Mark of Plano, Texas. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Nov. 26 in the Chapel of The Good Shepherd at McNeil’s Mustang Funeral Service, with interment in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcneilsmustangfs.com.

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