Wanda E. Best, 89, of Taylorville, passed away September 4, 2012 at 10:04pm in Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Taylorville. She was born July 31, 1923 in Edinburg, the daughter of Dewey and Hattie (Flemming) Perrine. She married Raymond H. Best in March, 1942 in Monroe, MO. He preceded her in death in July, 1970. She was a retired waitress and member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Calvary Baptist Church in Taylorville.
She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Jane Best of Taylorville; 2 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Eunice (Dean) Gensler of Tuscola and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son, Raymond Keith Best, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 9:30am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Steve Switzer officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer. Visitation will be held Friday, September, 7, 2012 from 4-8pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist, Taylorville or Christian County Mental Health.