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Dea-Anne Wilson

January 13, 1959 — February 26, 2023

Dea-Anne Wilson was born in Bakersfield, California to Robert L. (Bob) and Arlene Wilson. She passed unexpectedly from complications during heart surgery at age 64. Predeceased by her grandparents William E. (Dee) and Mary Ester, parents and in-laws Cliff and Ruth Jean Netherton. Survived by her life partner Lori Netherton and their golden retriever Couper. Sisters Shayrn Wilson, Mary (Mike) Maggard and Jennifer House. Stepdad Joe House. Brother’s in-law Dean (Mickey) Netherton, Terry (Wanda) Netherton, Sister in-law Connie (Randy) Riggs. Numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Dear friend Dana Tyson and her son Jacob Paul Tyson. Dea-Anne was the youngest of three sisters growing up on The Wilson Ranch. She spent a lot of time next door with her grandparents. She had a very special relationship with Grandma Mary. As a young girl she learned from her father to ride horses and start colts. She raised, trained and showed horses. She worked in western retail and was a talented western artist. She had an infinite love of animals and always had a pet or two in her life. Dea-Anne graduated from Foothill High School in 1977. She was the school mascot at football games riding her black horse while wearing Trojan Armore very time they scored a touchdown. She leaned strongly on her faith, trusted God and praised Him often. Dea-Anne loved unconditionally and completely. She always had a positive outlook, smile on her face and openness toward others. Her laugh was contagious and the joy she gave will be forever remembered. A NASCAR fan, Go Harvick! A few years ago, she began watching and cheering for the KC Chiefs. A memorial service will be held March 17, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Basham Funeral Care 3312 Niles St. In lieu of flowers you may donate to Wounded Warrior Project in Dea-Anne’s honor.

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