Posted Online: Nov. 25, 2012, 7:00 pm

Wanda Greer

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Wanda L. Greer, 74, of Viola, died Sunday, November 24, 2012 at her home.

Wanda L. Greer, 74, of Viola, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at home.

Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fippinger's, where a memorial fund will be established.

Wanda was born March 3, 1938, in Mercer County, to Russell and Florence Russell King. She attended New Boston schools and married Merle L. Greer Aug. 21, 1954, in Aledo. He died in 2001.

She was employed as a CNA at the Mercer County Nursing Home and Georgetown Manor in Aledo for more than 30 years, retiring in 2000. She was later employed at the Mercer County Senior Center.

She was a member of American Legion Fallerans Post 121 Auxiliary and was a former Bible school teacher. Wanda loved to play bingo and go to casinos.

She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy (Derwood) Ruggles, of Aledo, and Wendy (Bill) Reckers, of Alpha; one son, Kevin (Robin) Greer, of Viola; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and one lovingly expected; two sisters, Anna Inman, of Trinidad, Texas, and Vivian Ferguson, of Joy; two brothers, Kenny (Karen) King, of Aledo, and Rusty (Karen) King, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; two sons, Dwayne "Doby" and Bradley; one granddaughter, Dana Whiting; one sister, Elizabeth; and one brother, Stanton, preceded her in death.

Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.