Wilma Leopard of Malakoff passed away on January 13, 2014 at Cedar Lake Nursing Home in Malakoff, TX at the age of 88. She was born in Pittsburg, Arkansas to Luke and Etta Cromer. She and her family moved to Pittsburg, Texas and this is where Wilma grew up.
Wilma was a bookkeeper for many years. She worked in the banking industry in Dallas and Lubbock before moving to Malakoff. She continued to work for thirty plus years in this area. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Malakoff. She lived in Oakwood Place in Athens for three years and she enjoyed living there and made many friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents Luke and Etta Cromer, husband Weldon Leopard, sisters Iva Whitworth and Jessie Whatley, brothers Jim, Bill, George, and Robert Cromer.
She is survived by her daughter Jacquie and husband Rick Smith of Tool, daughter Luana Price of Fort Worth, three grandchildren Noah Reese, Justin Smith, and Jordan Smith, and two great-grandchildren Brianna Smith and Lincoln Reese, brother J.L. Cromer, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 15 from 11:00 - 12:00 at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Service will be at 12:00 in the Huckabee-Tomlinson Chapel with Bro. Casey Perry and Bro. Steven Palmer officiating. Interment will be in Malakoff Cemetery.
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