Patsy Wayne Wann, 83, of Pocola, OK passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016 in Ft. Smith, AR. Patsy Wayne was born April 6, 1932 in Bokoshe, OK to Everett & Naomi (Branson) Statham. She was a retired school teacher from Pocola Public Schools. Patsy Wayne was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylord ; her sisters, Betty James, Doretha Strack, Lucretia Tolbert, Sue Jane Medlock; brothers, Douglas Statham and Paul Statham and a son in law, Bob Wurtzbacher.
Survivors include her daughters, Sandra & husband Neal "Speedy" Wilson of Pocola, OK and Gaylene Wurtzbacher of Bentonville, AR; 5 grandchildren, Mindy Ellis, Timmy Damato, Brandon Wilson, Jessi Crawford, and Jenni Hicks; 12 great grandchildren, Madison, Lomon, Blaise Lomon, Chloe Damato, Emma Damato, Taren Ellis, Gage Ellis, Olivia Wilson, Emily Wilson, Ily Crawford, Audrey Crawford, Darby Hicks, and Soren Hicks; sister, Virginia Patton of Pocola, OK; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Visitation will be Monday, January 11, 2016 , 6-8 pm at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola, OK. Services will be 10 am, Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Walker and Rev. Jeff Beshears officiating. Interment will be at Old Bokoshe Cemetery following the services. Music by Aud Balentine and Mike Andrews.
Pallbearers will be Neal "Speedy" Wilson, Brandon Wilson, Blaise Lomon, Keith Patton, Brian Patton and Brian Lee Patton. Honorary pallbearers will be Mindy Ellis, Sarah Wilson, Madison Lomon, Chloe Damato, Emma Damato, Taren Ellis, Gage Ellis, Olivia Wilson, Emily Wilson, Virginia Patton, Cindy Strack, Julie Wallis, Randy Statham, Thelma Andrews, Leta Wann, Treca Balentine, Virginia Howard, Marie Howard, Joe Yates, Ruby Perkins, Beverly Brown, Ronnie Brown and Tim Damato.