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Watkins, Wanda Sue (Hainline)

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January 15, 1932 - November 11, 2017

Watkins, Wanda Sue (Hainline)

Wanda Sue (Hainline) Watkins passed away at home in Flower Mound, Texas, surrounded by family, on Saturday, November 11, 2017.  She was born January 15, 1932 to Clive Ira Hainline and Minnie E. (Farley) Hainline in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

She is survived by sons, Steven Noel Watkins (Rolonda), Curtis Thane Watkins (Sharon); daughter, Lisa Watkins Branning (Gregg Branning); five grandchildren, Christopher Watkins, Michael Branning, Kathleen Branning, Aaron Watkins and Shea Watkins; one great granddaughter, Aurora Branning; and brother, Elroy Hainline.

She and Noel Watkins married on August 10, 1950. They were married for 67 years, until his death last month. In those 67 years, they lived in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Chicago area, and Minneapolis. Wanda’s main employment was wife and mother, although she worked as a bookkeeper and real estate agent for various companies when her children became school age, retiring in 2008. Her hobbies were sewing, crochet, playing golf and travel, and she was a great cook and baker. She was accomplished at everything she did. She loved her family with all her heart.

Her initials were WW, like Wonder Woman; she was Wonder Woman to us.

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Sharon Watkins

November 14, 2017 6:40AM

Wanda you will be sorely missed. You were such a wonderful inspiration. Thank you so much for welcoming me and our beautiful grandchildren into your family. I know that you are happy now that you are with your soulmate, Noel. Thank you so much for all the wonderful memories and for my wonderful loving husband Curt.