Alma Louise Wilson
Birth Date: April 24, 1943Death Date: January 11, 2018
Heaven got a little sweeter on January 11, 2018 when Alma Louise Wilson walked through the pearly gates. As she entered heaven, the angles started singing and everyone cheered, “Welcome home Alma”. She then was standing, face to face, with her Lord and savior Jesus, and he said “Well done my good and faithful servant”. Beside him was her late husband of 39 years, Robert Israel (Bob) and they were so happy to be reunited once again. She then saw her mom and dad, along with all her other loved ones and a big party was about to take place. Alma was born on April 24, 1943 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to William Edward and Minnie Elizabeth (Bailey) Hopkins. She attended school and was a high school graduate of Putnam City in Oklahoma City. After high school she attended a business school and later worked as a receptionist at a medical lab. She then left there, to go work for the Oklahoma Heart Association. Following her business career, she meet her beloved husband, Bob. They were married on November 21, 1969. Following her business career she took on the hardest job of her life. She became a loving wife and mother of three children. Brenda, Cathy and Robert (Bobby) Wilson. She was a loving and caring mother. From an early age, her parents encouraged her and her two sisters to play a musical instrument. She took lessons to play the accordion. She worked long and hard at mastering the instrument and later developed into playing songs and singing. She often played songs and sang at their church. She even started to write and play a few songs of her very own. She would often listen to songs and write the songs in books and figure out the keys all on her own. Everyone in church loved to hear her sing and play. She also had a love for collecting Hallmark Keepsake Christmas Ornaments. She got started collecting ornaments, thanks to one of her sisters, Bonnie Taylor. She would always say that she was the one who started her addiction and craziness. She loved collecting and loved going to Hallmark collector conventions in Kansas City, home of the Keepsake Ornaments. There was also a local collectors club in Tulsa, Okie Keepsakers Collectors club, where she was a beloved member. In addition to collecting ornaments, she loved country music. She shared her love of country music with her other sister, Thelma (Babe) Musick. They loved to go to Branson and see country music shows. Most of the time, for family vacations she would pack it all up along with Bob and the kids and away they went to Branson for fun.
Alma is preceded in passing by her spouse, Robert I Wilson and her parents, William Edward and Minnie Elizabeth Hopkins. She is survived by her children, Robert (Bobby) Wilson, Catherine (Cathy) Hedges and her husband Donald, Brenda Nelson; grandchildren, Christina Stevens and her fiancé Josh Dreyer, Nellie Taylor, Steven Whitaker and Danny Ray Whitaker; sisters, Thelma Musick and her husband Bill, Bonnie Taylor and her husband Gary and numerous other family members and friends.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. at Floral Haven
Funeral will be 3 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Floral haven Funeral Home Chapel