Wanda Janice “Jan” (Perry) Rollins was born to Fayne M. Perry and Winnie (Bates) Perry on August 27, 1931 in Taylor County, Texas. She passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on January 6, 2021.
Jan graduated from Aspermont High School, Aspermont, Texas. After graduation, she moved to Clovis, New Mexico to live with her aunt, Sallie Clark. There she not only found a good secretarial job, but a few years later, her beloved husband, Norman Roy Rollins of Buffalo, and shared 65+ happy years together.
Jan’s lifelong dream was to become a teacher. She received that opportunity when Norman was transferred to Guymon, as manager of Long-Bell Lumber Co. She continued her higher education earning a master’s degree and many majors and post-graduate work through the years. She spent 35 years teaching Kindergarten through college. Jan loved to sew, create a beautiful yard and entertain family and friends.
Jan was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; sister, Glenda Rains of Texas; her beloved husband, Norman Rollins, and her only daughter, Hollye Jan.
She is survived by two sisters; Dorothy Cochran and Janell Rutherford, both of Texas, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Jan will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Yanda & Son Funeral Home, Yukon. Graveside services will be 12 p.m., Thursday, January 14, at Evergreen Gyp Valley Cemetery, Buffalo. Pastors Joe Williams and Brett Selby will be officiating.
Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon.