October 12, 1934 - April 12, 2022
Wanda Faye “Benge” Akins Graveside services for Wanda Faye Akins, 87, of Ravia, Oklahoma will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 10:00 am in the Ravia Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Smith officiating. Mrs. Akins passed from her earthly home on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 surrounded by family and loved ones. Wanda Faye Benge was born on October 12, 1934 to Dora Young and Ada May (Jones) Benge in Coleman, Oklahoma. She attended school at Russett where she enjoyed playing basketball. She later attended Ravia High School where she graduated in 1954. Wanda married Albert William Akins on February 27, 1954 in Ardmore, Ok. They built their home and raised their six children in Ravia. Wanda loved her family, kids and she loved to cook. She served the children at Ravia School for 38 years where she was a cafeteria cook. She also loved to picnic while her family fished. She enjoyed sitting on the porch with family, calling loved ones to chat and never passed up a trip to Walmart! Wanda is preceded in death by her parents, Dora & Ada Benge; six brothers, LeRoy, Eugene, Orbia, Delton, Edward, and Cletis, and two sisters, Lorena Benge and Edna Gossage. husband, Albert; daughter, Linda Byles and son-in-laws Jim Byles and Sheldon Dickerson. Wanda is survived by three sons; Kenneth Akins and wife Audra, Billy Akins and wife Judy, Dewayne Akins and wife Debbie; two daughters, Debbie Dickerson, Susan Worcester and husband Jimmy, all of Ravia; one brother, Chester Benge of Ravia; (11) grandchildren; (17)great-grandchildren and (6) great-great-grandchildren.
Wanda Faye “Benge” Akins Graveside services for Wanda Faye Akins, 87, of Ravia, Oklahoma will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 10:00 am in the Ravia Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Smith officiating. Mrs. Akins passed from her... View Obituary & Service Information
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