Wanna Fae Osborn
Wanna Fae Osborn died in her rural home near Pocasset at the age of 94 on October 8th. She was born on August 12, 1919 to Joseph Franklin Robertson and Reta (Patterson) Robertson at Chickasha, Oklahoma. She was the oldest of six children.
She attended Minco Public School and the small country school of Burr Oak west of Minco. She also attended Harold School and graduated from Pocasset High School in 1937.
She married Glen Osborn, her husband of sixty years, on November 3, 1938 and resided on their farm at Pocasset. They owned a dairy and farmed always working side by side. Fae was a hard worker and a wonderful cook always ready to “whip up” a meal for anyone who dropped in. She was a beautiful seamstress often designing her own patterns. She loved to embroidery and quilt. Her family and friends were the recipients of her special talents. In her later years she enjoyed making doll clothes and donated re-furbished dolls to the Salvation Army at Christmas time.
She accepted Christ early in her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chickasha. Over the years she worked with G.A.’s taught Sunday School and delivered food packages to shut-ins until she could no longer drive.
She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Osborn, parents Joe and Reta Robertson, infant daughter Lawanna Jo, son-in-law Kenneth McDaniel, great-grandson Jonah Shelburne and a great-great-grandson.
Survivors include her sons Bobby and wife Tresa of Chickasha, Ricky and wife Donna of Chickasha, daughters Donna McDaniel of Chickasha and Glenda Richardson and husband Steve of Pocasset; three sisters Doris Vinyard of Chickasha, Betty Langston and husband Jack of Oklahoma City, Patsy Burleson and husband Stanley of Yukon, brothers Darold and wife Rena of Newcastle and Walter and wife Carol of Shippenville, Pennsylvania; ten grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Fairlawn Cemetery conducted by Reverend David Vinyard under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.