Wanda Jean Hackett, 67, of Pflugerville, Texas, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 3, 2020.
She was born to the late Jimmy Warren and Ruth Warren Jones on June 3, 1953, in Kermit, Texas. Wanda graduated from Lovington High School in Lovington, New Mexico, in 1970, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Eastern New Mexico University in 1974. While in college she was a member of the Spirit Squad dance team and wrote for the school yearbook. After college graduation Wanda was initiated into the Corpus Christi Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Wanda was united in matrimony to Paul Hackett Jr. in 1974 and they made their home in Corpus Christi, Texas. Wanda is survived by three children: Roderick Hackett (Rachel), of Round Rock; Amber Hackett Crosby (Larry), of Pearland; and Kendrick Hackett, of Austin, and two grandchildren: Janessa Hackett and Matthew Zaire Crosby. She is also survived by two sisters: Marsha Lawrence, of Corpus Christi, and Ramona Bowden, of San Diego; two brothers, Ray Kelley II and John Warren, of San Diego; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Wanda was a lifelong learner and took great pleasure in gardening and home décor projects. She passed her deep appreciation of education to all her children. Wanda was immensely proud of her family and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. She spent many nights and weekends on various basketball courts, baseball diamonds, campsites, Scouting events, and track meets to support her children’s interests.
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