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Wanda Wheaton

Died Monday, June 22, 2015
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

Visitation July 6, 2015
Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary, Riverside CA

Funeral service July 7, 2015
Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA



Wanda Wheaton Driskill, 76, of Beaumont, CA died on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, CA. Wanda was born Oct. 29, 1938 in Glencoe, OK, the daughter of Bert and Ruth Bartlett Wheaton.

Wanda was married on Jan. 16, 1963, to Aubrey Driskill (WRHS 1955), and he survives.

Wanda graduated from Will Rogers High School, Tulsa OK in 1956, graduated from The University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech, completed a Master of Arts degree in special education at The University of Tulsa and completed her Doctorate in Education Administration at Pepperdine University in Malibu,California.

She worked as a school administrator at public and private institutions including Saddleback College, National University, Advocate Schools, The H.E.L.P.Group, and Keystone Education and Youth Services.

Wanda served as the CEO of her own special education company and was known and respected academically and professionally by those she served.

Wanda is survived by her husband of 52 years, daughter Deena Driskill of CA, son Dan Driskill of KY, grandson Samuel Driskill of NC, sister Mona Wheaton Tull of OK, brothers Lloyd Wheaton and Ron Wheaton of OK and brother Gene Wheaton of CA.

Wanda’s parents, her sister Maxine Wheaton Foster, and brothers Donald, Gary and Glen Wheaton preceded her in death.

Visitation took place on July 6, 2015, and Wanda’s Funeral Service was held at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA on July 7, 2015. Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary, Riverside CA handled arrangements.

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Please direct all questions to:
Sally (Lofton) Olah

Phone: 918-407-4088
PO Box 52443
Tulsa, OK  74152-0443

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