Born Feb. 28, 1958, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of Lester and Bertie Breedlove Ogden, she was a 1976 graduate of Gideon High School and was employed at St. Mary's Health Center and also worked for JCMG, Bone & Joint, and Hy-Vee. She attended the First Baptist Church.
On April 30, 2002, she married to Mike Wankum, who survives.
Survivors also include three children, Anthony Pierce and wife, Amy, of Hartsburg, Mo., Jennifer Lux and husband, Josh, and Bradley Wankum all of Holts Summit, Mo.; two sisters, Kathy Williams and husband, Michael, of Gideon and Patricia Riley, of Clarkton, Mo.; two brothers, Rick Ogden and wife, Peggy, of Malden, Mo., and Kevin Ogden of Gideon and three grandchildren: Mackinzey and Madelyn Lux and Jack Pierce.
Funeral Services were held at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 12, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home in Jefferson City, Mo., with Dr. Doyle Sager officiating.
Burial will be private.