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Wanda Blain

November 12, 1939 ~ January 31, 2022 (age 82)


Wanda Lee Blain was born on November 12, 1939 in Thomas, Oklahoma to Eithel and Bertha (Hensley) Williams. She passed away on January 31, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 82 years, 2 months, and 19 days. 

Wanda grew up in western Oklahoma and married James "Ernie" Bridges then moved to Roseburg, Oregon where she graduated from high school in 1957. They moved around to various places before settling in Oklahoma in the mid 1960's. Wanda went to work for the local pants factory in Elk City and later Walmart where she worked her way up to the shipping and receiving manager. Wanda married Jessie Brown "Red" Harman and they made their home in Sayre. Wanda eventually retired from Walmart and then owned and operated Olive Oyles in Granite. She later worked at Bess's Bar in Lone Wolf. Wanda enjoyed fishing, camping, dancing, playing pool, collecting belt buckles and ink pens, and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed going to the horse races. She met Buford Blain and they were married in 1997 and they made their home in Lone Wolf where they enjoyed spending time at their lake home. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Red Harman and Buford Blain, an infant son, Leonard Allen Bridges, 3 sisters, Delores Stidham, Martha Joe Swart, and Anna Lee McDaniel, 2 brothers, Delbert "Squeaky" Williams and Eddie Poole.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Reed, Dill City, OK, 1 grandson, C.J. Reed, Whitesboro, TX, 2 great grandsons, Chase Reed and Colby Reed, 1 great granddaughter Kaylee Reed, 5 sisters, LaVeta Marshall, Cordell, OK, Betty Davis, Elk City, OK, Delberta Lynch, Lone Wolf, OK, Nelda Johnson, Carter, OK, and Linda Shannon, Elk City, OK, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Memorial Service
February 7, 2022

2:00 PM
Whinery Funeral Service
403 W. Country Club
Elk City, OK 73644

May 22, 2022

12:00 PM
Lone Oak Cemetery
Beckham County
Sayre, OK 73662

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