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Service held for Wanda Dooley

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Services for Wanda Jean Dooley, 86, of Ada were 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 1st , at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Jerry Wells officiated. Burial followed at the Allen Cemetery.

Mrs. Dooley passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019, at her home. She was born October 1, 1932 at Allen to Herbert Clinton and Georgie Ethel Farmer Long. She graduated from Allen High School.

She married Edward Neal “Bobby” Dooley, Jr.on February 17, 1951 in Allen. He preceded her in death September 6, 2015. Mrs. Dooley was a secretary for the Arbuckle Baptist Association, retiring after 34 years of service. She was a member of the Wynnewood First Baptist Church for 40 years; and the First Baptist Church of Ardmore for 20 years, where she was a Sunday School Teacher, sang in the choir, and was on various committees for the church. Recently, she became a member of the Ada First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Jeffery Dooley and his wife Laura of Ada; two granddaughters, April Dugger and husband Daniel of Iowa Park, Texas and Katie Dooley of Ada; two great-grandchildren, Elisha Dugger and Leo Dugger; a nephew, H. C. Spain and his wife Linda of Allen; and other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Eileen Overton.

Bearers were Stan Wallace, Bill Spain, Daniel Dugger, Christopher Spain, Clayton Spain and Carter Spain. Honorary bearers will be H. C. Spain, Keith Huitt and Rick McCormick.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Oklahoma Baptist Girls’ Home in Madill; or the charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to express their thanks to Aspire Hospice, particularly to Lacey, Michelle and Diane for their compassionate care.