MARLAND — Barbara Ann Wilson Thompson, lifelong resident of Marland, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Billings, with burial immediately following at Red Rock under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.
Barbara was born on Nov. 29, 1939, in Ponca City the daughter of Woodrow “Woody” and Carolyn “Carrie” Hauser Wilson. She worked for Conoco in Ponca City for several years until she received her real estate license. She worked in real estate in both Texas and Oklahoma.
She was the proud mother to son, Danny Ray Thompson and daughter, Darla Dean Thompson.
She enjoyed living on the farm, watching eagles fly over the Arkansas River and spending time with family. She spent the last 22 years enjoying life with her companion H.B. Evans. Together they traveled, attended ball games and festivals, went to church together and were avid supporters of the Special Olympics.
She had a very strong faith in God and was actively involved in First Baptist Church. She was always available for advice, wisdom, a good joke or to pray with you.
She is survived by her daughter, Darla Thompson, of Ponca City; grandsons, Dusty Thompson and fiance Keith Heinzmann, of Dallas, Texas and Hunter Proctor and great-granddaughter Braylen, of Mulvane, Kan. and Bladen Thompson, of Ponca City; brothers, Kenneth Wilson and E.J. Wilson and wife Lynda, all of Ponca City and Dennis Wilson and wife Cheryl, of Marland; three nieces, Tana McKinley and son, John Aaron, of Ponca City; Lindsey Westfall and son Trevor, of Yukon and Deidra Karr and son, Dylan Wilson and daughter, Kayleigh Wilson, of Marland; nephew, Chad Wilson, wife Cassie and sons Evan and Konner, of Katy, Texas and her companion, H.B. Evans, of Billings.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son; two nephews and one sister-in-law.
Memorial contributions may be made to The opportunity Center of Ponca City.