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Sarah Ann Wilson

May 2, 1934 — May 26, 2022

Sarah Ann Savory Wilson passed peacefully on May 26, 2022 in Stillwater at the age of 88.

Sarah was born on May 2, 1934 the 9th child born to Warren Benjamin and Addie Bertrand Savory in Frederick, Oklahoma. In a horse drawn wagon the family moved to Guthrie (on land claimed during the Oklahoma Land Run), followed by a move to Ripley, Oklahoma, where her dad built a house that still stands today. Attending high school in Ripley she was the head twirler drawing the attention of Gary Wilson, whom she married in 1952. To this union four children were born. Sarah was a strong and faithful woman, wife, mother, and grandmother. She experienced many challenges in her life, each one making her a stronger woman. Sarah was proud of her Pottawatomi Tribal heritage and the fact she and her family were listed on tribal rolls. Sarah worked in many capacities from clerical to being the first female oil field pumper in Oklahoma. But, she was most known for her work as a nurse and caregiver, until the age of 75. She will also be remembered for the “hot buns” she made almost daily, Friends and family loved her homemade bread and often showed up on her doorstep when they knew the bread was coming out of the oven.

Sarah is proceeded in death by her husband, Gary; her son, Cary Wilson, and grandsons, J.W. Wilson and Tobin McTague. She is survived by children: Kay Porter and husband Galen of Stillwater, Donnie Wilson of Cushing, and Sue Jones and husband David of Yale. Grandchildren: Julie Porter of Golden, CO; Jayme McTague and husband Marcus of Ada, OK; Laddie Aldridge and wife Rochelle of Waipahu, HI; Jackie Dawn Porter and husband Josh of Enid, OK; and great-grandchildren: Dani McTague and Tyler McTague of Ada, and numerous other family and friends.

A funeral service is scheduled Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11am at Dighton-Marler Funeral Home with a graveside service following at Mt. Hope Cemetery just North of Ripley, Oklahoma.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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Dighton-Marler Funeral Home Chapel

5106 North Washington Street, Stillwater, OK 74075

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