Wilma Down <I>Akins</I> Potter

Wilma Down Akins Potter

Westville, Adair County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 23 Jul 1981 (aged 50)
Coweta, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Broken Arrow, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 16548355 · View Source
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Wilma was the beautiful daughter and 13th child of 13 born to Don and Lizzie Akins, Westville, OK.

Siblings: Ethel, John, Helen, Mack, Owen, J.C.,and Kathleen.

Wilma graduated high school and went to work in Tulsa, Okla. While riding the bus back to Westville to visit her folks, she met her future husband, Oren Potter.

The death of her Mother.....
Wilma's brother Mack stopped by and picked Wilma up on the way to make funeral arrangements in Westville for their dear Mama. Wilma told her young boys to be good and that she loved them and would be home soon. Sadly, Wilma would pass away at the funeral home.

Wilma will be remembered as a quiet, soft spoken and deeply religious woman.

Sadly, Wilma's son Gary passed away July 2010.

Bio by: Donna

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Gone but not forgotten

Gravesite Details Wilma's middle name is incorrect on marker.

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  • Maintained by: OkieBran
  • Originally Created by: Fry
  • Added: 7 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16548355
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilma Down Akins Potter (26 Jul 1930–23 Jul 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16548355, citing Shahan Cemetery, Broken Arrow, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by OkieBran (contributor 46530611) .