Lifetime resident of Oklahoma, Wilma Lee Brown, age 90, died on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at the Grove Nursing Center. Wilma was the daughter of William C. and Lillie (Nix) Watkins. She was born on Sept. 10, 1920, in Oilton, Okla.
She graduated from Fox High School, and then in 1938, was united in marriage to Oscar Shoupe in Healton, Okla. Wilma enjoyed painting, playing the piano, and was an avid reader. Wilma was a retired teletype operator for the Tulsa World.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son Gary Lee Shoupe, two brothers Cecil and Robert Watkins and two sisters Jewel
Matlock and Faye Webber.
Wilma is survived by her daughter Linda Bernack and her husband Ron, two sisters Lois Eulaske from Wichita, Kan., and Wanda Bridges and her husband Jack of West Plains, Mo. She was also blessed with three grandchildren, Sheila Wilson and husband Randy, Brian Florence and
wife Heather and Brett Florence and wife Trese, four great grandchildren Dylan Wilson, Chelsea Wilson, Tristan Florence and Marjorie Florence; and two greatgreat grandchildren, Parker and Riley Wilson.
A visitation for will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel in Grove, Okla. Graveside services are planned for 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Olympus Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made in Wilma's name to: American Heart
Association 2227 East Skelly Drive, Tulsa, OK 74105, or Alzheimer's Association, 6465 S. Yale, Suite No. 206, Tulsa, OK 74136.
Friends and family may leave online condolences by viewing Wilma's obituary at www.honoringmemories.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, Okla.