Wilma Jean Burgess Wood, a former Henryetta resident, died Feb. 12, 2023 at the age of 79. She was born July 9, 1943 in Henryetta to Carranza Burgess and Lois Tedlock Burgess.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, Carranza and Lois Burgess, her brother Elmer "Butch" Burgess, and her husband of 48½ years, Kenneth Wood.
She married Kenneth Wood July 4, 1964, after meeting in the Oklahoma State Marching Band. They had two daughters, Cynthia and Sharron Wood.
She is survived by daughters Cindi and Sharron Wood and grandson Bronson Morrill. She is also survived by her niece, Dianna Price, great-nephew Jason Lewis and great-niece Amanda Six, and many extended family members.
Viewing and visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at Little Cussetah UMC Fellowship Hall, 24205 S 220 Rd, Henryetta.
Funeral services will be held at Little Cussetah UMC Fellowship Hall with Rev. Nelson Harjo, sr., officiating.
Interment to follow at Burgess Cemetery.
Those serving as pallbearers will be: Donnie Price, Jason Lewis, Ben Six, Ethan Price, Jan Murray Burgess, and Monroe Burgess Jr.
Flowers may be sent to Integrity Funeral Services, Henryetta, Oklahoma, and donations may be made to the General Scholarship Fund at the College of the Muscogee Nation, Okmulgee, OK.