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LaWanda Tyner

November 7, 1941 — June 6, 2021

LaWanda Jean Tyner departed this life on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in sure and certain hope of the resurrection. A memorial ceremony for Wanda will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 2:00pm at the Walker Funeral Chapel. Wanda was born in Rocky, OK on November 7, 1941, the daughter of Earl Woodrow and Certis Gertrude Steward. She lived in Oklahoma City and went to Putnam City schools. On July 4, 1958, she married the love of her life, George Fred Tyner, Sr. of Oklahoma City, who was an adoring husband. They shared a wonderful life of travels, family and companionship together. Wanda was proud to support her husband as a faithful military wife. Wanda grew up in the Cotton Picker years. She picked so much cotton, the burlap bag would be bigger than her 4'll" tiny self. She loved riding and showing horses as well as training and breeding. She was crazy about traveling, camping, fishing, swimming, target and skeet shooting, sewing, and cooking for an army of friends. She taught Tap and Ballet and would often dance the night away. Wanda started in Real Estate in the 1970's and met many clients and realtors throughout the years that became lifetime friends. She had a deep love for life and her contagious smile, laugh and sea blue eyes will be deeply missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Woodrow and Certis Gertrude Steward, her brother, James Steward and sister-in-law, Virginia Steward, sister, Syble Arvella Wells and brother-in-law, Bobby Wells and brother-in-law, David Rieck. Wanda is survived by her husband, George F. Tyner, Sr of 62 years and mourned by her three children and spouses, daughter, Deborah (Debi) Gail Norris of Mustang OK, son and daughter-n-law George Fred Tyner, Jr. and Elke Tyner of MI, daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie Dawn Westlund and Martin (Marty) Westlund of Wellston OK, five grandchildren, Silver Ashley Fries, Vanessa Day Fries, Dustin Blake Fries, Anthony Westlund and Debbie Downing, eight great-grandchildren, sister, Rita Rieck of Mustang, OK, sister and brother-in-law, Earlene and Cecil Lemley of Mustang, OK, as well as numerous nieces and nephews who all love her dearly. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker Funeral & Cremation Service.
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