Wanda Southern

Obituary of Wanda L. Southern

Wanda L. Southern, 95, of Lakewood NY, formerly of Beason, Il, Winter Haven, FL, and Bemus Point, NY, passed away on April 21, 2024, at Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing. She was born in 1928 in Lincoln, IL, a daughter of the late Harold and Vernadine Fox. Wanda was a graduate of Beason High School. She was married to Jack Southern for 74 years. Wanda was an Assistant Post Mistress at the Beason Post Office for many years. She later worked as an Office Manager at Edward D. Jones & Co. in Lincoln, IL until her retirement. Wanda was a member of the Beason IL United Methodist Church and the Bemus Point New York United Methodist Church. Wanda enjoyed cooking, knitting, sewing and other social activities and especially enjoying the many winters she and Jack spent with their friends and family in Winter Haven, FL. Wanda is survived by a son, Rodney (Mary Ann) Southern of Lakewood, NY; two daughters: Robyn (Anthony) Krotz of Cary, IL., and Kristina Watson of Naples, Fl.; six grandchildren: Tiffany Parisi, Courtney Zahm, Spencer Southern, Jacob Krotz, Theresa Wells, and Emily Watson; and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Southern and a son-in-law, Arthur Watson. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 2o W. Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750. You may leave words of condolence at www.lindfuneralhome.com.
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