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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • Wanda Gene (Haines) Probert

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  • Wanda Gene (Haines) Probert, age 85, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Ardmore. Crypt side services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Hillcrest Mausoleum, Ardmore, with the Reverend Bob Younts officiating.
    Wanda was born on March 11, 1929, to Otis Haines and Dona (Jones) Haines at Wilson.
    She was raised in the Wilson and Dillard area and in 1947 graduated from Wilson High School. Wanda and Charles Probert were married at Gainesville, Texas, on Dec. 22, 1947. She worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone.
    She and Charles moved several times during his military career and during Charles’ employment with Mobil Oil. The couple lived in Rapid City, South Dakota, Kansas and in several Oklahoma towns. For 25 years, they lived in Fox, Okla., before moving to Ardmore in 1992 to be closer to family. Wanda had a strong Methodist faith and loved her family, friends and life. Wanda enjoyed watching her granddaughter’s tennis matches, her son-in-law coaching his basketball team and watching baseball.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, Harold, L.P., Luey, Marian, Jack, Goober and Paula.
    Wanda is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Probert of the home; and children, Pam Younts and husband, Ted and Janice Dilbeck and husband, Steve; her one and only granddaughter, Amanda; and almost grandson, Brad Sullivan.
    Condolences may be left at www.Griffin~HillcrestFH.com.

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