Wanda Lou Havranek
4/28/1929 - 3/8/2020

Wanda Lou Havranek, 90, of Arlington, formerly of Waco, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020.

Visitation will be 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Friday March 13, 2020 at Bellmead Funeral Home with service to begin at 2:00 pm with Bobby Bridges officiating. Burial will be at Criswell Cemetery.

Wanda was born April 28, 1929 in Carter, Oklahoma to Jessie Felix and Odie Mae Ray. She was the youngest girl of 6 boys and 6 girls. When she was 2 years old, they moved to Texas by wagon. She attended various schools in Ben Hur, Criswell, etc.

She married Wade Simmons Patterson and they had three children, Cheryl, Garry and Harvey Patterson. After divorcing in 1956 Wanda went to work at Woods Manufacturing in Waco. She was a hard worker and good provider. On October 5, 1963 she married Willie Havranek and they shared a love of gardening and enjoyed sharing their yield with others and canning the rest. Wanda also enjoyed crocheting, cooking and working at the church.

In 2006, she and Willie moved to Arlington to live with her daughter, Cheryl and son-in-law Ron. They enjoyed the time they spent with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Wanda left a legacy of love and faith!

She was preceded in death by her parents; all of her siblings; and her husband Willie.

Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Moore and her husband, Ron; her sons, Garry Patterson and his wife, Marlyn and Harvey Patterson; her grandchildren, Kevin Moore and his wife Beverly, Eric Moore and his wife, Julie, Justin Moore and his wife, Jessica, Desiree Patterson and Chanda Hasnaoui and her husband, Abdel; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be, Kevin Moore, Eric Moore, Justin Moore, Clayton Moore, Harrison Moore and Michael Milnes.

Honorary pallbearers will be her sons, Garry Patterson and Harvey Patterson, her son-in-law, Ron Moore, and other great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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