Miss Wanda Lois (Barton) Evans, 71, Kokomo, went to be with her Savior at 7:55 p.m. May 10, 2014, from North Woods Village. She battled many illnesses prior to her death but finally succumbed to cancer. Miss Wanda was born to Thomas and Cleora Cox in Woodbine, Kentucky, on March 28, 1943. In 1959, Wanda married Clayton Barton and they raised one son, Jeffrey.
Miss Wanda retired as a manager of Soupley’s Liquor after 23 years of service.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Michelle Barton of Euless, Texas; granddaughter, Jamison Barton, Euless, Texas; sister, Bess Harp, Kokomo; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents; brother, Jack Cox; sister, Barbara Pridemore; and one grandson, Tanner Barton, preceded her in death.
A private service and burial will be held at Galveston Cemetery following cremation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.