CAMDEN Wanda Flannigan
Wanda June Flannigan, 62 of Camden, AR passed away early Sunday morning, January 26, 2020, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was born in Forrest City, AR, October 7, 1957.
Wanda taught special education in several schools but spent 22 years of her career working in the Camden Fairview School District. After several serious surgeries, Wanda had to retire from teaching. However, she started a phone ministry where she called and sent cards to individuals battling illnesses, going through hard times or celebrating birthdays.
Wanda loved her Whitest Chapel Missionary Baptist Church family where she served as an usher, member of the missionary department and a Sunday school teacher for a number of years. She added to her Christian fellowship by attending the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church often where she formed several close friendship with members. She was an avid prayer warrior, poet, speaker and never met a stranger.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, James and Precious Pritchett.
She is survived by three sons, Evan Pritchett (Tonya) of Camden, Brandun Flannigan (Marguerite) of Pine Bluff and Patric Flannigan of Camden; one daughter, Jessica (Melvin) Green of Conway; one brother, James Pritchett (Veti) of Cedar Hill, Tx.; one sister, Rose Jones of Little Rock; two nieces Jasmine Ames (Little Rock) and TK Jones (Missouri), five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one great niece. Wanda considered her in-laws as family; two sisters, Brenda Ames and Evelyn Flannigan and a brother, Cedric Flannigan. She also leaves to cherish a special friend in Doristene Willis, a special son in Otis Tramble and a special daughter in Arial
Visitation was held at Williams Funeral Home-Van Buren from 1-7 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020. Services were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Whitest Chapel Baptist Church, 1032 Cook Street, Camden, Ar. where the Rev. Michael J. Wilson is the pastor.