Wilma McCalman

Wilma McCalman

Tuesday, December 25th, 1934 Sunday, November 10th, 2019

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Obituary for Wilma J McCalman

On Sunday November 10, 2019, Wilma J McCalman of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, transitioned from her earthly life of 84 years into her eternal life with her Heavenly Father. Wilma was born on Christmas Day 1934 in Newton, Iowa to Robert and Ida (Baker) Stevens. She was a 1953 graduate of Newton High School.

Wilma was a beautiful, kind, loving, compassionate, and independent Christian woman with a quick wit and sense of humor, who devoted herself to her family, friends and Godly service. She was deeply loved and held in high esteem by her family and friends and admired as a role model by those aspiring to follow in her footsteps.

She will be more than missed by those who held her near and dear to their hearts. Wilma’s talents were many, she was an extremely accomplished seamstress and painter (tole), a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, church volunteer. She enjoyed traveling to The Holy Land, and to other parts of the world. She loved scuba diving throughout the Caribbean.

In 1955 she married Spanky McAlister and to this union two children, Becky and J.C. were born. She later married James McCalman and he survives of the home.

Survivors include her husband James McCalman of the home: two children, Becky Alley and husband LeRoy, Branson, MO and J.C. McAlister and wife Debbie, Milan, MO; six grandchildren, Carson Hodge, Wesley Hodge, Carie Faulconer, Jeremy McAlister, Lily McAlister, and Drew McAlister ; great grandchildren, Bre Hodge
Brit Hodge, Caden Hodge, Cameron Hodge, Chandler Faulconer, Hudson Faulconer, and Abel McAlister, Myranda Shipley, Marcus Shipley, and Mason Shipley: two cousins, William Comstock and Linda Whittaker; and a host of family and friends.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Donald Stevens, and Robert (Bobby) Stevens.

Graveside services for Wilma will be at 12:00 pm, Monday, November 18, 2019 at
Sallisaw Cemetery, Sallisaw, OK. Funeral services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield, MO.

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  • Service

    Monday, November 18th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Salisaw Cemetery
    West Houser Ave and Lexington Road
    Salisaw, Oklahoma
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    Monday, November 18th, 2019
    12:00pm
  • Interment

    Salisaw Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Salisaw

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Mark Fulks

Thoughts and prayers to all the family from Mark and Janelle. I loved Wilma and knew her many many years in Milan Missouri. Brad Carter and I used to ride our bikes clear across town to her home one day a week where she specialized in baking cookies candy breads and cakes. She always welcomed us with open arms and that great smile she had. I know she is now reaping her heavenly rewards! As long as I can remember she was a great servant and child of God posting articles various times on her Facebook page. Will miss those
Love you all!
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Barthelemy

Thank you for all the edifying comments you left on Eschatology Today blog (https://eschatologytoday.blogspot.com). God bless your family and friends!
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Juli A

I'm so sorry for the family's loss of Wilma, but I'm so joyful that she's with our Savior Jesus Christ in heaven! I look forward to the day when I get to meet my Sister in Christ in Heaven!!
Juli (baptistmama Eschatology Today.blogspot)
Comment | Posted at 10:06pm via Condolence
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Juli A

I'm so sorry for the family's loss of Wilma, but I'm so joyful that she's with our Savior Jesus Christ in heaven! I look forward to the day when I get to meet my Sister in Christ in Heaven!!
Juli (baptistmama Eschatology Today.blogspot)
Comment | Posted at 10:05pm via Condolence
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Gregg Hooper

Prayers for your family. Gregg H. from Eschatology Today.
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