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Winona Mae Waggoner

Fayetteville, AR, 1930 - 2019

Winona Mae Waggoner, of Elkins, Arkansas, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. She was born August 11, 1930, in Wichita, Kansas to William Dekalb and Zana Anna (Roach) Yeakel. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Bobby Glen Waggoner.
Winona was the only child of a pastor/evangelist, traveling all over the United States in ministry. She met the love of her life, Bobby, in 1950 in Roswell, New Mexico, where her parents were pastoring the Apostolic Faith Church. They were married in June of 1951 and were married for 67 years. In 1961 they moved to Madison County, Arkansas where she helped manage the family's 800 acre farm and poultry business. She enjoyed working with ceramics and macrame, and loved babysitting her grand-kids. She was a long time member and pianist of Crosses Community Church and was very involved in her church and community, as well as serving on the Elkins City Council. She made the best chocolate cake ever, for which she was famous! She also had a recipe for 'How To Preserve A Husband'.
Winona is survived by two daughters, Patricia Warford (and Gene) of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Pamela Eurich of Elkins, Arkansas; sons, Bill Waggoner (and Rhonda) of Elkins, Arkansas, David Waggoner of the Florida Keys, and Delbert Waggoner (and Jamie) of Ashland, Kansas; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many other nieces, nephews, and friends.
A visitation will be held at Moore's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. at Moore's Funeral Chapel with burial to follow at McCord Cemetery. Condolences may be given online at

Published October 24, 2019

Moore Chapel
206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-442-7314