Hawaii Lois Wilson
Sequoyah Student 1960s
Hawaii Lois Wilson Davidson Anoatubby , (Seq. Class of 1961) age 67, died on November 25, 2011 in Ardmore, Okla. Services were Monday Nov. 28th at Northeast Baptist Church in Ardmore with Rev. Ed Lee, Rev. Steve Wall and Rev. Steve Skinner officiating. Interment followed in McMillan Cemetery in Marshall county, Okla.
Hawaii was born December 1, 1943 in Talihina, Okla. to Jack Wilson and Lorene (Harris) Wilson. Hawaii attended Carter Seminary, Ardmore through her grade school years and attended high school at Sequoyah Vocational School in Tahlequah, Okla., graduating with the Class of 1961. She was known as Hawaii all through her school years but for most of her adult life, she was known as Lois to her many friends and family.
In September of 1962, she married David Davidson in Ardmore. She and David had three children: David Jr., Mark and Rebecca Davidson. They lived for many years in San Jose, California and later moved to the Dallas, Texas area, finally settling in the Dallas suburb of Lewisville.
She and David were two of the founding members of the Indian Missionary Baptist Church in San Jose, California under the pastorship of Pete Wall. After moving to Texas, they became active members of their local church, which included several missionary trips.
They had been married for 33 years when David passed away suddenly in 1998.
After David’s death, Lois retired from Crouzet Electronics in Dallas and moved back to Ardmore. She became active in the Carter and Sequoyah alumni groups. She was also an active member of the Women’s Missionary Union (WMU) at the Northeast Baptist Church for the last few years of her life.
Living in Oklahoma was good for Lois.She found romance again. His name was Russell Anoatubby. She and Russell were married on July 13, 2007 in Ardmore. Lois loved to sew, do bead work, crafts, and a passion she shared with Russell, taking family pictures.
Life was good until about 2009 when she discovered she had bone cancer. Unable to defeat the disease, sure in her faith, she remained upbeat and cheerful until the end.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; husband David Davidson; brothers: Woodrow Francis Minor, Jackie “Jinkie” Wilson and Alphus Jim Jefferson.
She is survived by sons: David Jr. & Mark Davidson and daughter Rebecca Davidson; several grand-children and many nieces and nephews.