WILSON — Funeral Services for Mrs. Claudia Joan VanBuskirk, 73, of Lone Grove, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson with Rev. Leo Potts officiating.  Interment will follow to Newport Cemetery.
Claudia was born February 14, 1944, in Lone Grove, Okla., to the late Mr. Rolland B. VanBuskirk and Mrs. Viola VanBuskirk.  She passed from this life on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Ardmore.
Claudia loved to read her Bible and watching Christian T.V. She enjoyed watching her grandbabies and dining out. Claudia was an excellent cook teaching her children and grandchildren.  She loved to travel in her earlier years, she especially loved her trip to Hawaii. Claudia loved Elvis Presley and listening to the oldies. Claudia attended Faith Heritage Pentecostal Church.  
She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Carl Ray Herweck; and her brothers, William, Robert, Cecil, John and George.
Claudia is survived by her daughters, Joanna Eldridge of Cali., and Audrea Lee Alexander of Lone Grove; sisters, Edna Caples, June Farve and Louis Shrouf; brother, Raymond VanBuskirk; grandchildren, Bo Herweck, Whittney Alexander, Steven Abric, Carl Herweck, Jr. and Julian Eldridge. Great-grandchildren, Damien and Alexis Neill, Preston Herweck, Paisley Herweck, Elizabeth Herweck and Amelia Herweck; and a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joe Bob Bennett, Steve VanBuskirk, Jason Landeros, David VanBuskirk, Keith Ralney, Steve Cox and Johnny Vanbuskirk.
A family visitation is scheduled for Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Wilson.  Online condolences may be made to www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.