BLACKWELL — Phyllis Ann Wooderson, of Blackwell, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 14, 2017, at Blackwell Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years.
Phyllis was born on Aug. 23, 1937, in Whitefield, the daughter of Lindsey Earl and Velma Mae Warren Tackett. As a young girl she moved with her family to Blackwell where she graduated from Blackwell High School in 1955. She married Verle Wooderson on Aug. 26, 1955, in Blackwell and they settled on a farm north of town where she served her family as a homemaker and helped with the family farming operation. In 1982 they moved into Blackwell to make their home. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 2004 and she continued to make Blackwell her home. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Growing Christians Sunday School class. She also held membership in Blackwell Red Cross and Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She enjoyed playing golf, bowling, square dancing, traveling and playing various card games, especially bridge. Her ultimate joy came from her family.
She is survived by a daughter, Janell Ellis and husband Ted, of Blackwell; two grandchildren, Sean Skaggs and companion Jessica, of Ponca City and Devin Skaggs and wife Patricia, of Blackwell and two great-grandchildren, Easton Skaggs, of Lake Charles, La. and Jaedynn Skaggs, of Blackwell.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Wayne Wooderson; a brother, Kenneth Tackett and two sisters, Earline Tackett and Jackie Leslie.
A service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 17, at First United Methodist Church in Blackwell with the Rev. Cap McIlnay officiating. Burial will follow in Blackwell Cemetery.
The Growing Christians Sunday School class will serve as honorary casket bearers. Casket bearers will be, Steve Wooderson, Ken Leslie, Lance Osgood, Jason Stuever, Zane Terry and Jesse Terry.
A memorial has been established in her honor with First United Methodist Church in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, OK 74631.
On-line condolences can be made at www.robertsandsonfh.com.