Feb 12, 1933 - June 19, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Wanda Lou Russell, 80, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in Oklahoma City. She was born on February 12, 1933, in Lamesa, Texas, the daughter of Lawrence and Mary (Spraberry) Matthews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lee R. Russell; and her son, Randy Ventris. Wanda was married to Lee Roy Russell on January 3, 1966. She was a 1950 graduate of Capitol Hill High School and the Hill's Business School. Wanda was a Baptist and a retired Federal Employee. Wanda Lou is survived by her daughter, Tammy Russell; her son, Kent Ventris; her sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Warren Klima; her grandchildren, Chasey Winchester, Brandy Beach, Chris and Michael Ventris; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Per her request, there will be no services.
Published in The Oklahoman on June 22, 2013