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Wanda Jean Wilson

Female 1959 - 2017  (58 years)


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  • Name Wanda Jean Wilson  [1
    Born 7 Mar 1959  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Jul 2017  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 12 Jul 2017  Plainview Cemetery (aka Plainview Family Cemetery), Pineland, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • n the early morning hours of July 9, 2017, Wanda Jean (Wilson Allee) Knight went home to be with her Lord.

      Wanda was born in Hemphill, Texas to Delorse and Marlin Wilson on March 7, 1959. She was a 1977 graduate of Sam Houston High School and went on to have a career in the insurance field that spanned 38 years. She worked for Byrd Insurance Agency in Lufkin, Texas for the past 16 years. Her early years were spent in Houston, Texas where she was licensed and earned her ACSR designation. Wanda loved her job and the many people and customers that she came in contact with and served. Wanda also loved reading her many books and her vacations with her mom and her husband.

      Wanda is survived by her husband, Thomas B. Knight of Hemphill, Texas; her daughter, Dana Allee of Houston, Texas; her mother, Delorse Tatom Wilson Scott and husband, Glen, of Lindale, Texas; her sister, Marlene Wilson Fletcher and husband, Gregory, of Huffman, Texas; sister-in-law, Xan Wilson of Porter, Texas and Ann M. Knight of Livingston, Texas; two step-sisters, Glenda Whisenhunt and husband, Perri, of Chappell Hill, Texas and Sherri Etamad and husband, Kamran, of Tyler, Texas; stepson, David Knight of Port Neches, Texas, Darrell Knight of Groves, Texas, Lee Reeves of Orange, Texas and step-daughter, Angel Wynn of Port Neches, Texas and grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

      Wanda was preceded in death by her grandparents, Melvin and Orie Wilson and Clyde and Marie Tatom, her father, Marlin Wilson, and her brother, Melvin Wilson.

      Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas.

      Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Starr Funeral Home Chapel, Hemphill with interment to follow at Plainview Cemetery, Pineland, Texas.

      Downloaded from the Starr Funeral Home Website
      Also published in The Sabine County Reporter
      July 12, 2017, Page 5
    Person ID I46911  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 

    Father Charley Marlin Wilson,   b. 5 Oct 1933,   d. 14 Sep 1999, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F13697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Mar 1959 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 2017 - Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), July 12, 2017, Page 5 (Reliability: 3).