Wanda Lois Hudson

Wanda Lois Hudson
February 22, 1935 – July 6, 2016
WAURIKA, OK- Wanda Lois Hudson, 81, died July 6, 2016 surrounded by her children.
A visitation was at the Dudley Funeral Home Chapel in Waurika on July 8 from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. with the family receiving visitors from 6-8 p.m. and 9 a.m. to noon on July 9.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. July 9 at the First United Methodist Church in Waurika with Bro. Mayfield, Mike Bates and Dow Pannell officiating. Burial will be in the Waurika Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home of Waurika.
She was born Feb. 22, 1935, in Bugscuffle, southwest of Bowie to Date Aften and Mary Jane (Cowley) Hudson. Hudson was the only child of Preacher Date and Mary Hudson.
She married Pastor Darvin Ray Bates at the age of 18 on Aug. 7, 1953 in Montague County. They moved to Fort Worth where she worked at a department store downtown.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Darvin Bates, and her parents Date and Mary Hudson.
She is survived by her children, Garland Bates, Rhonda Oyster, Tim Bates and Rebekah Chappel; 15 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.