OKMULGEE, OK -- Wilma Fay Francis Jackson , (Seq. Student 1970s), age 63, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at her residence in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
Wilma Fay Francis Jackson was born January 5, 1953 in Eufaula, Okla. to Samuel Francis and Mahala (Jackson) Francis where she resided most of her life and then moved to Okmulgee, where she resided until the Lord called her home.
She attended Sequoyah Indian High School , Tahlequah (Seq. Jr. 1970) , Bacone College and Northeasters State University. She received her Bachelor's Degree in nursing. She most recently worked as a LPN at Highland Park Nursing Home. Wilma was a member of Belvin Baptist Church for the past twenty years. She liked crocheting and reading. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and her loving grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Mahala Francis and her sister, Imogene Meeks.
She is survived by her husband Robert Jackson (Seq. Class 1971) of Okmulgee, her children, Christopher Michael Hill (Seq. Class of 1990) (wife Amy) of Okmulgee, Jeffrey Michael Hill (Seq. Class of 1991) of Muskogee, Jacquelene Michelle Hill (Seq. Class of 1993) , Jennifer Manessah Morgan and Justin Michael Hill of Okmulgee, Scott Lee Jackson of Tulsa, Carressa Lee Jackson and Matthew Wayne Jackson of Okmulgee, her brothers: Eunah Marshall (Seq. Class 19'64) (wife Annie) of Eufaula, Thompson Francis (Seq. Class 1967) of Stilwell and her sister Ellen Francis of Okmulgee; twenty grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Pallbearers were: Josiah Buckley, Tyler Hill, Chase Hill, Christian Hill, Chris Hill, Joseph Kelly, Kethan Harjo and Christian Harjo.
Visitation and wake was held Sunday, March 27 at Belvin Baptist Church, 320 North Mission Lane, Okmulgee.
A traditional funeral service was held Monday, March 28th at Tuskegee Indian Baptist Church, Eufaula.