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Wanda Louise Hibbs of Edmond, Oklahoma, formerly of Wagoner, passed this life, at the age of 90, on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Oklahoma City. She was born in Wagoner, Oklahoma on March 21, 1927, the second of 12 children, to Frank and Lula Belle Ketcher. Wanda grew up in Wagoner and moved to Tulsa as a teenager. She married Hilbert Allen Hibbs and to this union was given two sons; Hilbert "Butch" and Frank, and one daughter, Judy.
Wanda enjoyed sewing and was a very talented seamstress. Her talents served her well during her time as a seamstress at Bryan Infant Wear in Tulsa, OK. She later served as a faithful employee at ZEBCO, until her retirement. Wanda was a wonderful woman and a joy to all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, four sisters; Alene Adams, Frankie Hibbs, Jean Hibbs and Sue Harmon along with, four brothers; Wayne Ketcher, Richard Ketcher, Marland Ketcher and Wallace Ketcher. She is survived by her three loving children, Hilbert "Butch" Allen Hibbs, Jr., of Edmond, OK, Judy Gibson, of Plano, TX and Frank M. Hibbs. One brother, Larry Ketcher, of Tulsa, OK and two sisters; Darlene Copeland and her husband, Jack, of Wagoner, OK, and Neoma Holland, of Tulsa, OK. Eight grandchildren; Travis Hibbs, Kendal Hibbs, Dustin Gibson, Jeff Gibson, Jesse Hibbs, Jessica Hibbs, Luke Hibbs and Gabriel Hibbs, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 30th, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner, OK. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at the Shipman Funeral Home Chapel with Life Celebrant, Anita Shipman, officiating. Interment will follow at Pioneer Cemetery in Wagoner, OK.
Published on May 26, 2017
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