Funeral Services for Leona Ruth Wilson of Chickasha will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel. Gary Journeycake will be officiating.

img418Leona Ruth Wilson was born in Antlers, Oklahoma on September 28, 1935, the daughter of Dickey John and Myrtle Bohanon Impson. She died on December 2, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Leona grew up in Antlers, Oklahoma, where she attended Goodland Academy and later graduated from Antlers High School. She was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

In 1955, she married Randall Wilson in Antlers, Oklahoma. They were married for fifty years until his death in 2005.

After their marriage they moved to Chickasha, where she worked as an inspector at Maremont which later became Gabriel. She retired from Gabriel after many years of service. Leona was a member of St. York Baptist Church in Marlow, Oklahoma.

Leona was a cancer survivor for over ten years. She enjoyed reading her Bible, and making and buying jewelry. She deeply loved and enjoyed all her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by: both parents, Dickey John Impson and Myrtle Bohanon Impson; her husband, Randall Wilson; one sister Mildred Daisy Walker; four brothers, Dickey John Impson Jr., Finis Ewing Impson, David Warren Impson, and Preston Wayne Impson; as well as two infant siblings.

She is survived by: four daughters, Margaret McWilliams and her husband Larry, Tracy Wilson, and Sandy Wilson all of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Donna Tawkoyty of San Antonio; one son Michael Wilson and his wife Nancy of Waukesha, Wisconsin; ten grandchildren, Caleb, Zachary, and Kendall McWilliams, James Johnson, Jared Wilson, Phillip Tawkoyty, Benjamin, Sarah, Abigail, and Katherine Wilson; and four sisters, Claudine Wheeler, Sophia Linda Impson, Elizabeth Ann Impson, and Marchelene Davis.

Interment will be in Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.

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