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Wanda Jean Walford


Wanda Jean Walford, 74, of Bunker Hill, passed away at Alton Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

She was born June 17, 1948, in Cairo, to Oscar T Phelps and Wanda Whittenberg Phelps.

She married James F. Brewer, Sr and later married John Walford.

She was a homemaker.

Wanda was a member of the Bunker Hill First Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by her children, Patra (Leonard) Hankins of Bunker Hill, Tina (Rodney) Schumann of Cuba, MO, Malinda (Jeffrey) Wolff of Brighton, Jason (Kim) Brewer of Bunker Hill, Aaron (Gina) Walford of Wentzville; grandchildren, Eric Emery, Nicholas Emery, Brady Hankins, Travis Hankins, Kiersten Reeves, LeeAnn Heaps, Matthew Gosch, Chris Schumann, Jamie Schumann, Chloe Schumann, Megan (King) Ashton, Kaitlyn Brewer, Adam Brewer, Aidan Walford, Noah Walford, Lucy Walford, Owen Walford; great-grandchildren, Riley Goff, Reagan Goff, Carter Goff, Ace Hankins, Winter Hankins, Peyton Eller, Aria Brewer, brothers, James (Martha) Phelps of Kentucky and John (Carol) Phelps of Kentucky.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, spouses, son, James F. Brewer, Jr; granddaughter, Mallory Gosch, grandson, Daniel Hankins; great-granddaughter, Minny Bogaczyk and brother, Oscar Phelps.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 9, 2023 at Bunker Hill First Assembly of God Church from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Funeral services are Friday, June 9, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. at Bunker Hill First Assembly of God Church.  Burial will be at Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey.

Memorials are suggested to Bunker Hill First Assembly of God.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, is in charge of the arrangements.