403 Forbidden

Wanda Hurley

Wanda Lee Hurley (Barrett)

Friday, December 7th, 1928 - Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Wanda Hurley, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Wanda Hurley with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Wanda Lee Barrett Hurley, 90, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018, at UNC-Rockingham Health Care in Eden.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, December 29, at Smith & Turner Funeral Home in Yukon, OK. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1 - 2 PM) at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hurley was born December 7, 1928 in Canadian County, OK, to the late Seymour Defane Barrett and Grace Butler Barrett. In 1951, she married the love of her life, Paul and after living in Oklahoma City for a short time moved to Cushing where they would eventually start a successful dairy business. She was a graduate of Oklahoma State University, earning Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Wanda was a retired teacher for the Cushing Public School System in Cushing, OK and was a past president of the Cushing Association of Classroom Teachers. She enjoyed life with family and friends. Wanda loved to garden, work on the farm, cook, and sew. In Cushing, she was active in the American Association of University Women and the Home Extension Club, and she entered items in the Payne County Fair and won many ribbons. Wanda and Paul moved to North Carolina in 2005, where she made many friends. She was a member of Osborne Baptist Church in Eden and enjoyed participating in senior activities. She also continued to be involved in the local home extension club.
She is survived by her daughter, Janet Brooks and husband, David, of Stoneville; step-daughter, Judy Tidwell and husband, David, of Fort Worth, TX; two grandsons, James Brooks and wife, Alexandra of Tampa, FL and Hunter Brooks of Beaufort, SC; granddaughter, Angela Burns and husband, Kevin, of Saginaw, TX; great-grandsons, Logan Burns and Braden Burns of Saginaw, TX; sister, Gayle Barrett and husband, Dale, of Norman, OK; brother, Jerry Barrett and wife, Benita, of Oklahoma City, OK; and numerous nieces nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Edward Hurley.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Cassandra and Jessie at Safe Haven as well as the staff at Brookdale-Reidsville for the love and care Wanda received.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Wanda Lee Hurley (Barrett), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Smith & Turner Mortuary
    201 East Main
    YUKON, OK 73099
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 2:00pm
    Smith & Turner Mortuary
    201 East Main
    YUKON, OK 73099
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Frisco Cemetery Yukon
    Yukon, Oklahoma
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Wanda here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence

Photos & Videos

Photo Album