LaWanda Jean (Sellers) Surginer

aWanda Jean (Sellers) Surginer

November 28, 1934 – May 28, 2016

LaWanda Jean (Sellers) Surginer of Indianola, OK died Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Tulsa, OK at the age of 81.

LaWanda was born November 28, 1934 to William A. and Myrtle Sellers in Comanche, OK. She lived in Velma and Duncan, OK until 1958. She later moved to California and lived there until 1999. It was in 1999 that LaWanda moved back to Oklahoma to live with her children and resided in Indianola, OK.

LaWanda worked as a homemaker of her own home and volunteered for the Victory Park Baptist Church Soup Kitchen in McAlester, OK. She also served as a Board Member for the Indianola Community Center. LaWanda loved fishing, playing bingo at the Senior Citizens Center and most of all enjoyed her hand held video games.

She is survived by a brother, George Sellers of Texas; daughter, Pat Showalter and husband Junior of Indianola, OK; sons, Bill Surginer and wife Jonita of Indianola and Earl Keith Surginer of California; 12 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren.

LaWanda was preceded in death by her parents, William and Myrtle Sellers; a husband, Earl Surginer; sisters, Cordie Keenan, Virginia Cardoza and Melba Lyons; brothers, Carl Sellers and Virgil Sellers; a son, Dennis Surginer.

A Graveside Service is scheduled for 10:00 am, Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Indianola Cemetery in Indianola, OK. with Rev. Jody Domingue officiating. Interment will follow.

Pallbearers will be Grandsons and Great Grandsons.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Lawanda’s special friends Marvin and Janice, and Bonnie Hackler.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home in McAlester, OK.