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Born March 16, 1933, in Wasola Wanda June (Snelson) Hair, the daughter of Oral Snelson and Olga (Gilliland) Snelson, was born March 16, 1933, in Wasola, and departed this life Feb. 19, 2007, at the age of 73.
Wanda June was a resident of Springfield for the past 10 years, moving there from Hurley. Wanda was a member of the Oak Grove General Baptist Church but attended the First General Baptist Church in Springfield for many years. She enjoyed singing in the church choir. She was a fun loving person and loved playing cards and just loved visiting with everyone.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, and one infant sister.
She is survived by two sons, Rod Crane and wife, Sandy, Springfield, and Chris King, Kansas City; one grandson, Aaron Crane, Springfield; one brother, Gene Snelson and wife, Jonnie, Bella Vista, Ark.; two sisters, Genevieve Carter and husband, Lynn, Raleigh, N.C., and Bonnie Bishop and husband, Bruno, Springfield; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Wasola, with Pastor Dean Trivitt officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava. Memorials may be made to the First General Baptist Church of Springfield. Online condolences may be shared at www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome. com.