In loving memory


Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at R. W. Owens and Son Funeral Home, 200 S Santa Fe, Wolfe City, Texas 75496


Funeral Service

Friday, February 24, 2024, 2:00 pm at Ladonia Church of Christ, East Main, Ladonia, Texas 75449



Arledge Ridge Cemetery, 3743 S State Hwy 78, Bonham, TX 75418

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Wanda O. Brookshire, 74, of Cooper, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at the  Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P. M.  Friday, February 24, 2023, at the Ladonia Church of Christ with Dudley Brookshire officiating. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P. M. at the Owens Funeral Home in Wolfe City. Interment will be in Arledge Ridge Cemetery, South from Bonham following the service.

Wanda was born April 18, 1948, to Homer Clyde and Vera Stailey Owens in Rural Fannin County, Texas.  She married Herbert Brookshire, June 20, 1969, in Longview. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Ladonia and Commerce. Wanda graduated from Fannindel High School in Ladonia.

Some of her favorite jobs included manager of the Greenbriar apartments, payroll manager for El Chico also Standard Supply and the Federal Reserve. Wanda loved to travel to places like Paris France, and Madrid Spain and she went on a cruise to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary. Traveling with the grandchildren and watching their softball games were a highlight.

Wanda is survived by her husband, Herbert Brookshire; grandchildren, Dakota Parsons, Darcy Parsons and Florence Parsons; great -grandchildren, Bradley Parsons and Jayge Parsons along with numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Alice Kay Clayton, brother Danny Owens and nephew Bradley Parsons.

Donations may be made to Patton Lane Church of Christ, 165 Patton Lane, Tyler, Texas 75709.