Wilma Ruth Holson, 87, of Fanshawe, OK passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Poteau, OK. Wilma was born May 24, 1928 in Fanshawe to Arthur Levi & Virgie Emma (McDonald) Newby. She was a seamstress for Hamlin Mfg. Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Holson; infant son, Joseph; sister, Velma Burt and brothers, Ezra & Carl Newby.
Survivors include her daughter & son in law, Sharon Kay & Jack Covert of Wister, OK; sons, William Holson & Debbie Arns of Owasso, OK, Allen & Pat Holson of Poteau, OK; grandchildren, Chris & Tina, Steven & Melissa, Jon & Emily, Nick & Kaylyn, Michael & Kelly, Alicia & Kevin, Schadowah, Schawanah & Orville, Shawn; 17 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones, and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Fanshawe Assembly of God with Rev. Jack Covert & Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow in Fanshawe Cemetery, Fanshawe, OK. Pallbearers will be Chris, Steve, Jon, Nick & Michael Holson, Schadowah & Shawn Covert.