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Services for Wanda Jo Shores, 83, of Ada are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. David Gray will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Shores passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1934, at Kight to Roy and Bernetta Hamilton Gammons. She attended Sasakwa schools.
She married Donald Shores on July 23, 1951, at Harvey, Arkansas.
Mrs. Shores was a clerk at the Village Inn in Ada for 42 years, and she was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Wanda loved garage sales, auctions and watching her grandkids play ball. Wanda loved being with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Donald, of the home; her children, Alvin Shores, Chris Shores, Annita Ward and husband, Melvin, and Stanley Shores and wife, Lisa, all of Ada; her grandchildren, Angela Wood and husband, Brian, Jessica Shores, Lesli Barrett and husband, Fred, Sarah Kennedy and husband, Joe, and Lindsey Edwards and husband, Trey, all of Ada; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Lois Boyce, Tulsa; a brother, James Gammons and wife Judy, Sasakwa; and a sister-in-law, Sue Gammons, Wilburton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ronnie Shores; five brothers, Roy, DeVern, DeRay, Max and Johnny; three sisters, Audry Jones, Eunice Smith and Betty Gammons; and two great-grandchildren, Daniel Wheat and Anna Edwards.
Bearers will be Joe Kennedy, Fred Barrett, Trey Edwards, Alvin Shores, Stanley Shores and Melvin Ward.
Published on March 9, 2018
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