Funeral services for Wanda H. Cordell 96 of Muskogee, OK will be held at 1 PM Friday July 17, 2020 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK with Reverend Zack Snow officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lescher Millsap Funeral Home in Muskogee.
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Wanda H. Cordell (Runtie) was born January 18, 1924 in Depew, OK the youngest daughter of William Harrison and Zula Drennan Pixley and passed from this life July 14, 2020 in Muskogee, OK.
She attended school in Depew, OK and lived most of her married life in Tulsa, OK and Rocky Comfort, MO. She married Paul Eugene Cordell August 31, 1943. She was a loving housewife & mother.
Later in life Wanda & Paul settled in Muskogee, OK to be near their sons Thomas, George & Grandchildren.
Wanda loved to shop, pass out candy to all her acquaintances & we are convinced she invented hoarding!! She loved animals and birds. She loved to laugh & tell stories.
She resided at Dogwood Creek at the time of her passing & a big Thank you to the staff there for taking such great care of her. A special thanks to Karen, Sheila & to Lori Martin for keeping her hair beautiful.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years Paul E. Cordell, parents William & Zula Pixley, brothers & sister, Velma Henderson, Hal Pixley
and William Ray Pixley.
Survivors include her sons: Thomas Williams and wife Janece (Niecey), of Muskogee, OK, George & wife Valerie of Broken Arrow, OK
Vicki Thomas of Sperry, OK, Jack & Iris Masters of Sand Springs, OK, Lori Martin of Muskogee, OK, Terry Blue of Ft Gibson, OK, Audra & Jerimiah Schultz of Mansfield, TX ; Grandchildren: Jamie & Salvador Garcia of Muskogee, OK, Jessica Smith of Tahlequah, Taylor, Jill & Julie Williams of NC and Austin & Danielle Brown of OKC, OK; Great Grand Children: Braiden, Brindalen, Salma, Jordan, Zaiden, Danica, Leo, Calvin, Oliver, Lexi & Millie
She will be greatly missed!