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August 26, 2013

Wanda Kay Dobson

1947-2013

Wanda Kay Dobson was born April 23, 1947 in Henryetta, Oklahoma to Thomas E Jones and Lillian Haromon. She left this world to be with the Lord and her family, friends and her little dog, Bouncer, that have gone before her, to be with them on the morning of August 24, 2013.

She enjoyed horseback riding, fishing, spending time with friends, camping with the Boy Scouts. She was a member in the Indian Territory Marshals, a group that does western re-enactments to help raise funds for children with disabilities. She worked to help take care of the residents at Country Garden Assisted Living Facility where she came to make a great deal of friends in her co-workers as well. She worked in the nursing field for a number of years, so many she said she couldn’t remember. She cared for all of the people around her.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lillian Guy, her father, Thomas E Jones, sister, Marion Swimmer, and husband Ronald Dobson.

She is survived by two sons and their wives, Dennis and Denyfa Dobson of Muskogee, Oklahoma and Tommy and Christine Dobson of Charlottesville, Virginia, two daughters, Ronda Griggs of Weleetka, Oklahoma and Yvonne and husband Jacky Reese of Muskogee, Oklahoma, her sister, Nancy Bennett of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, her two brothers, James and wife Linda Richardson of Seaville, Texas, and Tommy and wife Donna Moore of Muskogee, Oklahoma, nephews Lonnie Dobson, Kevin Dobson, Preston Roberts, Carl Roberts and Christopher Roberts. She also leaves behind a number of grandchildren, Jack Reese, Josh Reese, Kerry Griggs, Cheri Griggs, Karmen Griggs, Kailyn Griggs, Jeffery Griggs, Britney Dobson, Candise Hake, Dennis Dobson Jr, Natasha Byrd, Seth Towry, Garrett Towry, Maggie Towry, Betty Clegg and Madalyn Dobson. She also has two great grandchildren, Nate Byrd and Nolan Byrd.She will be missed by all, the Marshals, the Scouts, her co-workers, but especially by her two best friends, Anna and DiAna.

We do not want to say “Goodbye,” that is too permanent and everlasting, so we will simply say “Goodnight.” When a parent says Goodnight they are assuring us that “I will watch over you until you awake and will keep you safe until I see you again.” So we will ask you to watch over each and every one of us until we leave this earth and awaken with you again.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in the Bradley Belltower Chapel with interment to follow at 12:00 noon in the West Lawn Cemetery, Henryetta, OK. Services are entrusted to the Bradley Funeral Service. Friends may send condolences to the family at www.bradleyfuneralservice.com.

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