Wilma Faye Staats

July 16, 2020

Duncan: Wilma Fay Staats, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020 in Duncan, at the age of 88.


Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 16, 2020, at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Marlow, with Rev. Lance Perritt officiating. Burial will follow in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.


Wilma was born Thursday, May 5, 1932 in Bray, to William Christopher and Fay Iola (Hembree) Fine. She lived in the Bray area most of her life and had graduated from Bray High School. She had also lived in Amarillo, Panhandle, Texas, and Waurika. Wilma married her loving husband, Harold Lester Staats in the Three Pines Chapel in Camp Polk, Louisiana on December 2, 1950; they were married for 44 wonderful years before Harold's passing on February 28, 1995. Wilma loved sewing, especially making dresses and quilts. She enjoyed cooking and loved passing on her wonderful recipes to her loved ones. Wilma was a very Godly woman that took great pride in studying her Bible and enjoyed using colored pens for her Bible studying. She loved the letters of Paul when she wanted to learn about something in the Bible she would be totally focusing on her studying.


Survivors include, 5 sons, Sam Staats and wife Linda of Fredrick, Chris Staats and wife Glenda of Oklahoma City, David Staats of OK, John Mark Staats of Oklahoma City, 2 daughters, Brenda Harris and husband Walter of Comanche, daughter, Melody Johnson and husband Tom of Holdenville, and a daughter-in-law, Sheila Staats of Kingston. She was also blessed with 19 grandchildren, Katrina, Amber, Megan, Moriah, Candice, Tessa, Kristen, Sarah, Mackenzie, Emily, Laura, Charles, William, Joshua, Jared, Wade, Christopher, Garrett, Ben, 51 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild arriving in August of 2020. She is also survived by a sister, Carol Clary of Marlow as well as several nieces and nephews.


Along with her husband, Wilma was preceded in death by a son, Doug Staats, her parents, and a brother, Spencer Dale Fine.


Pallbearers will be: her grandchildren.


Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb.com