Alma 'Kay' (Soapes) Wilson (1952-2023) Marlow, OK

April 10, 2023
Alma 'Kay' (Soapes) Wilson (1952-2023) Marlow, OK Alma 'Kay' (Soapes) Wilson (1952-2023) Marlow, OK

Alma “Kay” (Soapes) Wilson was born June 2, 1952, in Marlow, Oklahoma, to William Lee and Lois Delana (Couch) Soapes. She completed her earthly journey and met her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at the age of 70.

The family will greet visitors 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Whitt Funeral Home in

Duncan. Funeral services are planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at Eastside Baptist Church in Marlow with Pastor Zack Potts officiating.

Serving as pallbearers are Jerry Adley, Jerred Wilson, Shane Wilson, Blake Wilson, Nathan Farmer, Bryson Burton; honorary pallbearers are Roger Wilson, Phil O’Neal, Dick Fennel, Greg Fourmentin, Gerald Cullum.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home/Oakcrest Cremation Center.

A Marlow High School graduate, Kay had received an associate degree in Gerontology from Oklahoma City Community College and a master’s degree in Social Work from Shelbourne University.

She married Larry Don Wilson in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Nov. 20, 1979. She was employed as a Nursing Home Administrator and Case Manager.

Kay was a family-oriented person who loved her grandchildren immensely. Reading was her favorite pastime. She was a very godly woman who loved her church family.

Preceded in death by her parents; four brothers: Jimmy, Tommy, Jerry and Bill; and father- and mother-in-law, Weyburn and Idella Grace Wilson.

Kay is survived by her beloved husband of almost 44 years, Larry; three sons and daughters-in-law: Jerry Wayne and Debbie Adley of Fort Worth, Texas, Jerred and Teri Wilson of Lisbon, Portugal, and Shane and Joanie Wilson of Prosper, Texas; and eight grandchildren: Sarah, Grace, Blake, Brooke, Bailey, Braylon, Lauren, Haylee.

Memorial donations can be made to the Eastside Baptist Church Building Fund, 605 E. Main Street, Marlow, OK 73055.

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“The most wonderful thing the Lord has done for me was allow me to marry Larry Wilson and to lead our children to the Lord. They also have raised our grandchildren in Christian homes.” – Kay Wilson