NORMAN — Lorene Wilcox, 75, passed peacefully from this life to spend eternity with her Savior and Heavenly Father on June 19, 2013, in Oklahoma City. She was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Oklahoma City to her beloved parents Ernest and Delma Muzny.
Lorene worked for many years at the University of Oklahoma in the English department until retirement. She was an avid gardener, dedicated OU football fan, and in her younger years, enjoyed traveling to numerous lakes and fishing with her family.
Lorene is preceded in death by her husband, D.K. Wilcox and her parents.
She is survived by her children, Phil Halstead and wife Phyllis and LaWanna Halstead-Johnson and husband Norm; grandchildren, Amanda Halstead, Josh Halstead and wife Jenifer and Jeffrey Johnson and wife Wendy; and one great-grandchild, Shelby Leite.
A memorial reception will be held to celebrate Lorene’s life at 3 p.m. Monday in the Family Life Center of Resthaven Funeral Home, 500 S.W. 104th St. in Oklahoma City. Online condolences may be shared at www.ResthavenOKC.com.