Wanda McMillin Groom was raised in Poteau, Oklahoma, and graduated from a high school in Monroe, Oklahoma. She and her sister, Anna, moved to Texas where they worked for Southwestern Bell.
She met her future husband, Wedsel Groom, at church. They were married on Nov. 21, 1961. They were blessed with two boys, Weylin and Buddy.
Wanda was a servant for Christ. She was committed to her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to serve her family and friends.
Her husband, Wedsel, was a minister of music in several churches and she served alongside him. She was loved by everyone. Her life was devoted to serving and helping others in Christ's name. Even in the last few months of her earthly life she joyfully sought to help others.
After raising her boys, she worked alongside her husband at Wedsel Groom Insurance Agency. She was an avid bowler and gifted in crocheting. Everyone loved Wanda's cooking. She was content to sit on the sidelines and be a cheerleader for her husband, children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Essie Humphries McMillin and Arthur McMillin; her sister, Anna Lee Adams; her brothers, Charles McMillin and William McMillin; and her husband, Wedsel Groom.
She is survived by brothers, Bobby, Roger and Don McMillin; her son, Weylin and his wife Cindy; her son, Buddy and his wife Angela; her grandchildren, Craig and Laney Groom, Garrett and Keri Groom, Laurin, Brenna, Evan, Aaron, Wyatt and Lexi; and by her great-grandchildren, Scotty, Hudson, Averie and Holland.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, at Wayne Boze funeral Home in Waxahachie, Texas.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at First Baptist Church in Lancaster, Texas.
Published on September 04, 2020