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 Wanda Jean <I>Henderson</I> Maxey

Wanda Jean Henderson Maxey

Birth
Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 82)
Central City, Merrick County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Oklahoma City, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 184664453 · View Source
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CENTRAL CITY — Wanda Jean Maxey, 82, of Central City died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Merrick Medical Center in Central City.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fairview United Methodist Church, with Pastor Laura Beach officiating. Committal services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Resthaven Cemetery in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Wanda was born on Dec. 1, 1934, to Luther and Juanita (Hesser) Henderson in Chandler, Okla. Wanda had quite an extensive education. She attended grade school Eureka in Stillwater, Okla., and graduated from Tribbey High School in Tribbey, Okla., in 1952. Wanda then attended schools to be an LPN, then an RN at OSU. She then received her Bachelor’s Degree from Central State University in Edmond, Okla. Wanda was in the first ever class at OU for nurse practioners. She finally received her Master’s Degree from University of Oklahoma in geriatrics.

Wanda was married to Jesse Simmons and Wendell Maxey. She has spent the last 24 wonderful years of her life with Robert Hundt.


She worked for Amity Care Nursing Home in Oklahoma for over 20 years as she was Director of Nursing for 22 nursing homes. She was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church and Who’s Who in America Nurses. Bob and Wanda traveled for over 15 years on the horse racing circuit, racing horses they trained.

She is survived by Robert Hundt of Central City; two sons, Dennis Simmons and Jeffrey Simmons of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a daughter, Renee and David Davis of Norman, Okla.; grandchildren, Tiffany Moad (Christopher) of Oklahoma City, Okla., Jeremy Davis (Christine Hrubik) of Norman, Okla., and Crystal Davis (James Ley) of Bethany, Okla.; stepgrandchildren, Lance (Brianna) Hundt of Gainsville, Ga., Emily (Zack) Davidson of Kearney, Dion (Cory) Hancock of Sterling, Rhet, Trace, and Tristan Dirks of Sterling, Bobby (Jane) Hundt of Lincoln and Tammy Dirks of Sterling; great-grandchildren, Noah and Harper Hundt, Taylyn and Kaelyn Hancock; two brothers, Martin (Mary) Henderson of Elsmore, Kan., and Robert (Melinda) Henderson of Moran, Kan.; and three sisters, Lula Mae Vogt of Dinuba, Calif., Joice (Bill) Ashley of Norman, Okla., and Sue Beaman of Santa Rosa, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse Simmons and Wendell Maxey; a grandson, Jesse Dallas Simmons; and a sister, Vivian Palovik.


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  • Created by: GLG
  • Added: 26 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184664453
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wanda Jean Henderson Maxey (1 Dec 1934–25 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184664453, citing Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) .