Wanda Louise Chancellor, 85, of Salina, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on January 28, 1937 in Kenwood, Oklahoma; the daughter of Osher “Pete” and Birdie (Crawford) Burns. She married Norman Chancellor on December 12, 1957 and celebrated many wonderful years together until his passing. Wanda owned and operated Blue Hole Park for 47 years and always was proud to keep it a wholesome place for families to visit. Her favorite days were spent sitting on the porch of the concession stand getting to visit with the friends of Blue Hole Park and family. She was known by many names to all those who knew and loved her, Nan, Bubby, Wanda, Bub, whatever you knew her by, you can be assured she would always remember yours. She had a group of friends that she always looked forward to traveling with, taking mini trips to Branson and going out to eat. She enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers. She is also remembered by her big hugs, whether you needed one or not, you would get a hug from Wanda. She loved to brighten the day of the people around her and enjoyed spending time with those she loved most. She was a wonderful mother, Nan, sister, and friend and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in the Blue Springs Church in Salina with Reverend Lorne Beck officiating. Burial will follow in the Ross – Mayes Cemetery with Colton Ingram, Nocona Ingram, Dakota Chancellor, Daniel Saffell, Blake Payne, Trenton Thompson, and Preston Cooper serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Jerry Bradfield, David Phillips, Skylar Nichols, Roy Kerns, and Jerry Marble. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m., until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at Shipman’s Funeral Home in Pryor. To leave her family a message, please visit her Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s funeral & Cremation Service.
Wanda is survived by her sons, Danny Chancellor and wife Opal of Salina, Oklahoma, Dale Chancellor and wife Carma of Salina, Oklahoma, and Larry Chancellor and wife Cindy of Pryor, Oklahoma; daughter, Regina Ingram and husband Richard of Salina, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Colton Ingram and fiancé Kassy, Dakota Chancellor and fiancé Alexis, Whitney Payne and husband Blake, Nocona Ingram and wife Jazmen, Cierra Thompson and husband Trenton, and Sethlynne Ingram and boyfriend Preston; great grandchildren, Stratton Sanders, RaeLynn Sanders, Brylie Payne, Jaycie Payne, Nash Ingram, and Baby Girl Thompson on the way; sister, Shirley Burns of Locust Grove, Oklahoma; sisters in law, Linda Burns of Salina, Oklahoma; special friends, Ricki and Jerry Bradfield of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Osher “Pete” and Birdie Burns, husband, Norman Chancellor; brother, Charles Burns; sisters, June Kerns and husband Fred, Stella Erwin and husband E.G., Peggy Strader and husband Jerry, and Glenda Nichols and husband Jerry; nephew, Mike Erwin; and nieces, Sherry Erwin and Tammy Strader.