Wanda Sellers of Oklahoma City died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, after a brief illness. She was 85.
Mrs. Sellers was born Oct. 14, 1921, in Bernice to Lee and Margaret Vaughan. Her family moved to Washington state for a few years before moving to Fairland. She moved to Oklahoma City in 1968. She graduated from Fairland High School, Miami Junior College which is today known as Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and Northeastern State Teachers College, now known as Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.
She taught Sunday school and sang in the choir at Nichols Hills Baptist Church and later at Quail Springs Baptist Church. She was a longtime member of the BYKOTA Sunday school class. For 35 years, she volunteered with the Integris Baptist Hospital Auxiliary and served as its president in 1992. She was also a member of the hospital's board of directors and the hospital foundation's board.
She also volunteered with the Oklahoma City Orchestra League, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Geophysical Auxiliary, the University of Oklahoma President's Associates and the Sooner Club. She participated in several bridge clubs. She played golf at the Quail Creek Country Club.
She married Charles C. “Buddy” Sellers in 1941. He preceded her in death in 1984.
Survivors include three daughters, Melinda Sellers of Sacramento, Calif., and Charlotte McGuire and her husband, Chuck Wilson, and Rebecca Woodward, all of Tulsa; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Braden and Bobbi Hassebroek of Oklahoma City, Elisabeth and Jack Larkin of Roseville, Calif., Corbin and Romney McGuire, Kelly McGuire, Lauren Woodward, Katherine Woodward and Anna Woodward, all of Tulsa, and five great-grandchildren, Bennett and Parker Hassebroek, Ryan Larkin, and Avin and Turner McGuire.
Services were held Oct. 8 at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.
Arrangements were under the direction of Smith and Kernke Funeral Home in Oklahoma City.
Memorials are suggested to Quail Springs Baptist Church building fund or Integris Baptist Medical Center Foundation, 3030 NW Expressway, Suite 1600, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.