WANDA FAYE MCKINNEY ELDER COUSINS, 88, of Hull,
TX passed away peacefully on June 29, 2021 in
Dayton, TX surrounded by her loving family, with
burial in Guedry Cemetery at Batson.
She was born on Jan. 8, 1931 in Frankell, TX to
John Clarence McKinney & Iva Lee Gray McKinney.
Wanda attended Ranger High School in the Class
of 1949 at Ranger, TX and married William Dean
Elder (RHS-1950). They eventually settled down
in Hull, TX to raise their three boys.
Wanda was a loving mother and grandmother who
loved attending her grandchildren's various
activities. She enjoyed square dancing, playing
canasta and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. She
worked at Hull State Bank and retired from Oil
Well Production in Daisetta, TX. Wanda was a
longtime member of Hull's First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband;
brothers Clarence Lee, Thurman, Herman, Paul, Clyde
& Billy Wayne McKinney (RHS-1951). Woodie McKinney
(RHS-1946) was her brother. She was also preceded
in death by her grandson, Nathan Elder, whom she
loved with all of her heart.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving
husband of over thirty-three years, Frank Wesley
Cousins; brother Douglas McKinney; sister-in-law
Juanita; three sons, Dean Wayne Elder and wife
Leigh Ann of Hull, James Kevin Elder and wife
Jeanne of Houston, Jason Ross Elder and wife
Darla of Huffman; six grandchildren; ten great-
grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and
other loving family members and friends.