Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda Jean (Robertson) Nuckels, 75, of Lone Grove are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2012, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Wilson with the Rev. Jim Duck officiating. Interment will follow at Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson.
Wanda was born September 17, 1936, at Hugo, Okla., to the late Mr. William B. Robertson and Mrs. Effie W. (Ellison) Robertson. She departed this life Thursday, September 6, 2012, at Ardmore.
Wanda was raised as one of seven children initially residing at Hugo and then moving to California as a young girl. She graduated high school at Dinuba, Calif., and then furthered her education at Reedly College where she received her bachelor degree in education. She and Mr. Cecil Lee Nuckels were united in marriage on May 5, 1956, at Sultana, Calif. Cecil was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force which took them to Texas and then later to Arizona before they moved back to California residing at Fresno. Wanda was a teacher for a short while but the majority of her working years were spent as a devoted homemaker. They moved to Lone Grove in 2002 and have been residents of there since. She enjoyed singing sacred music and loved playing her guitar.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and four siblings.
Survivors include her husband, Cecil Lee Nuckels of the home; children, Justin L. Nuckels of Exeter, Calif., Jeanie M. Rader and husband, Larry of Clovis, Calif., and James A. Nuckels of Lone Grove; sister, Tressie Downing and husband, Dan of Visalia, Calif.; brother, Herman L. Robertson and wife, Mary Belle of Reedley, Calif.; three grandchildren, Allysia, Bryan and Ashley; and numerous other family and friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.