Wilma McLaughlin

February 21, 1921 - October 2, 2017


Wilma McLaughlin was born February 21, 1921 to Roy and Minnie (Scott) Derry in Hatfield, AR. She passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Geary Nursing Home in Geary at the age of 96. Wilma was united in marriage to William McLaughlin November 22, 1937 and he preceded her in death July 22, 2004. They lived East of Watonga, then moved to the family farm West of Watonga before moving into town. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, and playing dominoes. Wilma attended Etna Wesleyan Church in Geary, OK for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Minnie Derry, husband, William McLaughlin, grandson, Doug Hoar, and siblings, Violet Keely, John Derry, Ruby Gooden, June Dunlap, Betty Nitzel, Dave Derry, Letha Derry, Jesse Derry, Juanita Huff, and one stillborn brother.

Wilma is survived by her two children, Nova Lee Hoar and her husband Kay, and R.A. McLaughlin and his wife Judy all of Watonga; seven grandchildren, Sherri Hays and her husband Drew of Weatherford, Scott Hoar of Watonga, Tracey Nunez of Owasso, Dusty McLaughlin of Lawton, Kristi Highwalker and her husband Richard of Calumet, Tyler McLaughlin of Watonga, and Rick Graumann of Woodland Park, CO; ten great grandchildren, Jenna Lee, Clayton, Coriann, Kaylee, Erik, Kourtney, Keith, Savannah, Malachi, and Zane; one sister-in-law, Lois White of Oklahoma City; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations to the Susan G. Komen


Graveside Services: Watonga IOOF Cemetery Chapel, Wednesday, 10:00 am, October 4, 2017, Watonga, OK

Officiating: Rev. Chris Vaughan, under the direction of Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma, condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).