Wanda Westbrook, 79, of Carlsbad, went to be with her heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 in Carlsbad. Wanda was born August 8, 1937 in Poteet, Texas to Frances B. and Alma Brown King. She grew up in Brady, Texas. During her high school years, her family moved and settled in Carlsbad, Texas and she graduated from Water Valley High School. Wanda married Morgan Lee Westbrook, Sr. on October 14, 1953 in San Angelo, Texas and they shared 63 loving years together. Wanda’s passion in lifewas cooking and being of service to others. She worked for Abilene Independent School District and Water Valley Independent School District as a cook and retired from there after many years of loyal service to the students and faculty. She was a loving wife mother and grandmother who devoted her life to her family. Wanda adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren and loved spending time with them. She loved people, so she never met a stranger and had an incredibly kind, generous and outgoing spirit that endeared her to everyone. She was always happy and enjoyed visiting with family and friends whenever she could, especially if she had a pot of coffee ready for the visit. In her spare time, when she wasn’t cooking or visiting with family and friends, she loved reading westerns and playing the Texas Lottery. Her great love for her family and others and her incredible spirit will live on in our hearts forever. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Wanda was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Jerry Allen Westbrook. She is survived by her husband, Morgan Lee Westbrook, Sr., of Carlsbad; her children, Morgan Lee Westbrook, Jr. and his wife, Tammi, of Carlsbad, Mary Westbrook, of San Angelo, and Weldon Stacy Westbrook and wife Karen, of Carlsbad; 16 Grandchildren, Kristy, Cody and Kacey, Justin, Jason and Meagan, Jacci and Zack, Gregory, Matthew, Shawna and Adrian, Stacy, Archie and Tracy and Zachary; and 16 Great Grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Monday, December 26, 2016 at Harper Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Grape Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Brad Winchester officiating. Interment will follow at Grape Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers for the service will be Caleb Doucet, Braden Preston, Max Bradley, Stacy Westbrook, Greg Westbrook, Matt Westbrook and Zachary Westbrook.
Wanda WestbrookAug 8, 1937 - Dec 21, 2016
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