Wilma Faye Stephens, of Panama Oklahoma was born October 18, 1947 in Keota Oklahoma to J.C. and Iva Lee (Weece) Thomas and passed away on August 12, 2020 in Poteau, Oklahoma at the age of 72.
She is survived by:
Keith Butler and wife Shanna, of Shady Point Oklahoma
Kevin Butler of Panama
Fayla Stephens of Poteau, Oklahoma
Carolyn Sue Williams
Heaven Stephens, Kyle Butler and wife, Britny, Charla Wilson and husband, Andy, K.C. Butler and Kendra Butler
Ayden, Braxten, Kylah, Kensie, Kimberlynn, Madilynn, Zander, Kamryn and Kailey
Numerous nieces, nephews and other loved ones and special friends Betty DeWitt and Tiffany Battles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.C. and Iva Lee Thomas; four sisters, Billy Dean Reynold and husband, Bob; Wanda Joyce Reid and husband, Don; Anna Lee Lindsey; and Sharon Kaye Hayes; and one brother, Jay R. Thomas.
Wilma Faye was a retired Head start Teacher in Panama and of the Christian faith. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Wilma Faye will be missed by all who knew her.
Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020 at Bethel Lighthouse Church in Panama, Oklahoma with Brother Joshua Hurst officiating. Burial will follow at Iron Bridge Cemetery in Keota under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers will be: Kevin “K.C.” Butler, Kyle Butler, Bobby Dean Reynolds, Cody Jay Thomas, Tommy “Junior” Dewitt, and Denton Wulff.
Viewing will be from Noon until 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday with the family visiting with friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
To sign Faye’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.