Wanda Leona Lawrence Sizemore, 97, of Beckley, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, surrounded by her family in her home following a long illness.
Wanda was born January 12, 1921 in Mercer County. She was the daughter of the late Russell and Nannie Lawrence.
Wanda grew up in Princeton and later married the love of her life, Clifton Sizemore. The couple settled in Sophia where they raised their 5 children, Reba Blevins, Jack Blevins, Joyce Pender, Brian Sizemore and Reba Grimmett.
Wanda was a devoted and loving mother. She dedicated her life to raising her children in a strong Christian household and spent her time spreading the gospel. She attended Soak Creek Gospel Tabernacle as well as Church of the Bible Covenant.
She enjoyed going to church, camp meetings, singing and spending time with her family and beloved dog, Brandy.
Wanda was known for her feisty spirit and sense of humor. Her strong faith and relationship with God was remarkable. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, William Clifton Sizemore; father, Russell Lawrence, mother, Nannie Lawrence; daughter, Joyce Pender; brother, Russell Junior Lawrence; son, Jack Sizemore and grandson, Whitley Pender.
Funeral services will be 1 pm Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Gregory Blevins officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.
Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service on Monday.
Pallbearers will be Brian Sizemore, Brian Sizemore II, Thomas Marion, Randy Ward, John Blevins, Terry Clay and Caleb Grimmett.
Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.
Published on February 10, 2018