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235 South Pennsylvania
Mangum, Oklahoma 73554
fax (580) 782-3652
Wilma May Scalf, age 92, passed away Friday evening, November 21, 2009, at Mangum Community Hospital.
Mrs. Scalf was born on December 10, 1916, in Lewistown, Illinois to Carl H. and Ethel L. (Wilhelm) Painter. After attending school in Canton, Illinois she married the love of her life, John Glee Scalf, at the age of seventeen and they spent the next seventy-two wonderful years together before his death on August 7, 2007. Due to John"s employment, they lived in several places before settling at Springfield, Illinois in 1953. In 2005, Wilma and John moved to Mangum to be near their family, where they lived until their deaths. For twenty years, Wilma served as a volunteer at the Lewis Christian Village Nursing Home where she assisted the staff and residents. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, sewing and spending time with her family and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, one brother, John Painter and a grandson, Matthew Moreland, in 1984, she is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Moreland of Mangum; one grandson, John Moreland and wife Diana of Mangum; three great grandchildren, Misty Christian and husband Dustin, Andrew Moreland and Colby Moreland; one great-great grandson, Lucas Christian all of Mangum.
Cremation services have been entrusted to Greer Funeral Home of Mangum with inurnment ceremonies to take place in Canton, Illinois.
Online tributes may be made to the family at www.GreerFuneral.com
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