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October 3, 1934 - March 8, 2019
On March 8th 2019, at the age of 84, Wanda Lee Prothro of Mansfield, Louisiana, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Wanda was born in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma on October 3, 1934 to her parents Orville and Iris Leflett. She grew up in Haslam, Texas and graduated from Joaquin High School in 1951. She is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Tandy Byron Prothro, Jr, sister Quelda York and sister Leurene Murry. She is survived by her brothers Bobby Leflett, and Charles Leflett, son Robert Prothro and wife Kay, daughter Vicky Williamson and husband Michael, and son John Prothro. Grandchildren include Emily Gilbert and husband Bryan; Jonathan Prothro and wife Leslie; Melissa Alvarez and husband Gonzalo; Christin Quintana and husband Victor; and Great Grandchildren Avery Gilbert, Ryan Gilbert and William Prothro.
Wanda loved helping others, and along with working through the years at church she was also a volunteer at Mansfield’s Feed and Seed. Wanda was a wild life oil painter where she expressed her love for animals and nature, and loved sharing her work with everyone around her. For many years she was an active member of the Desoto Art Council and the Natchitoches Art Guild. Above all, Wanda loved Jesus and took great pride in being a wife and mother. She will be missed by her family and friends who loved her so much.
Visitation will be held on Saturday March 16th 2019 from 11:30am to1:00pm at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Mansfield. A Service will be held at 1:00pm in the chapel followed by a short grave side service to be held at Mansfield Cemetery.