Willadean Swake, 98, of Pryor, Oklahoma, passed this life on Thursday, January 2, 2020 in Pryor, Oklahoma. She was born on November 22, 1921, the daughter of William Alvie Brannon and Myrtle Edna (Barnett) Brannon. Willadean graduated from Westville High School. She was a wonderful seamstress, working for Cherokee Togs for 22 years and another 10 years for Fabricut. Willadean was a member of Life Fellowship Church in Pryor, Oklahoma. She enjoyed gardening and would make homemade spaghetti sauce for family and friends. Willadean loved her Lord and her family and will be so very missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the Shipman’s Funeral Chapel with Reverend Lorne Beck officiating. Interment will follow in the Graham Memorial Cemetery with John Sly, Felton Lawrence, Kenny Smith and Ron Sharp serving as casket bearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday evening. To leave a personal message to her family please see her Tribute at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
She is survived by her daughter, June Profumo of Stilwell, OK; grandson, Ron Sharp and wife, Betty of Pryor, OK; granddaughter, Dana Thomas and husband, Bryan of South Carolina; great grandchildren, Ronnie Sharp Jr. of Tulsa, OK, Catherine Sharp, Kristin Harper, Lindsey Nichols all of Louisiana and Conner of South Carolina; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper and one daughter Judith Kay Sharp.
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