The graveside services celebrating and honoring the life of Mrs. Evelyn Rose Wagner Cutbirth, 87, of Enid will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday February 9, 2018 in the Memorial Park Cemetery with The Reverend Philip Louis officiating. Rosary services will be held 7:00 P.M. Thursday February 8, 2018 in the Brown-Cummings Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Val Ross officiating. Services are under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.
A special memorial reception in honor of the beautiful person she was and of her life will be held March 2, 2018 in the Brown-Cummings Reception Center, time to be announced at a later date.
She was born to John Michael Wagner and Viola Lehenbauer Wagner, February 23, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma and passed from this life January 16, 2018 in Sea Island, Georgia.
She was raised and educated in Enid graduating from St. Josephs Catholic High School in 1947, she attended a Catholic affiliated college and achieved her associates degree in music. She married the love of her life Robert G. Jack Cutbirth August 10, 1950 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
Her faith, membership at St. Francis, and her education at St. Josephs were very important to her whole life. She, at a very young age, along with her sister Georganna, helped their mother raise their siblings after their fathers death. This was a role she continued in her marriage to Jack, lovingly raising their four daughters.
She always had a love for music that was reflected in the hours she enjoyed spending playing classical music on the piano at a concert level.
She was a life long member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and later attended St. Mathews Episcopal Church with Jack.
She was a long-time member of Chi Beta study club, Junior Welfare League, Local bridge club, P.E.O. Chapter DB and a long-time supporter of the Enid YMCA.
She is survived by her and Jacks four daughters, Jacquelyne Kay Butts of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Jan Nicholson and her husband Larry of Sea Island, Georgia, Jyl Calcote and her husband Keith of Houston, Texas, Julie Lafferrandre and her husband Robert of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; two granddaughters, Leah Nicholson and Katie Lafferrandre Doar and husband Michael; seven grandsons, Blaine Butts, Eric Butts, William Evan Nicholson, Robert Cutbirth Nicholson, Cade Calcote, Robert Lafferrandre, and Jack Lafferrandre; her siblings, Letty May, of Burbank, California, Bernard Wagner and wife Mary Helen, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Bernice Martin and husband Jonnie of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 59 years, sister Georgeanna, her brother, John Michael Jack Wagner Jr., grandson Benjamin Lafferrandre, two nieces, Jennifer Martin and Laeticia May and one nephew Jason Wagner.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Tourettes syndrome fund, or the Enid YMCA. with Brown-Cummings Funeral Home serving as custodians of the fund.
The family would like to thank both Saint Ann Retirement Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Marshs Edge Retirement Center in Sea Island, Georgia and The Hospice of The Golden Isles in Brunswick, Georgia for the loving care and support they showed Evelyn and her family during her extended illness.
Condolences may be made to the family online at WWW.Brown-Cummings.com.
Published on February 6, 2018