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June 15, 1936 - Jan. 31, 2019 EDMOND Wilma Jean Benedict, age 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in OKC. She was born on June 15, 1936, in OKC to Adolph and Willmah Rieger. Wilma graduated from Central High School in 1954. She worked alongside her husband running their heat & air business. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Billy Rieger; and sister, June Ann Rieger. Wilma is survived by her husband, James Davis "J.D." Benedict; children, David Benedict (Carol), Sharoyn Tomlinson (Jerry), and Brad Benedict; her sister, Patsy Naeher (Mike); four grandchildren, Travis, Lucretia (Travis), Michelle (Patrick), Carrie (Kyle); along with nine great- grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services to celebrate her life will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in the chapel of Buchanan Funeral Service.
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