Osha Lynn Wilkinson


Osha Lynn Wilkinson, 91, of Amarillo, TX passed away on February 12, 2022.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Llano Cemetery, with Dr. G. A. Roach officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Osha was born in Tulia, TX on July 16, 1930, to WT and Kate Tipps Graham. Her paternal grandfather, William Anson Graham, brought his mother and siblings and settled on the JA Ranch in 1891; they are one of the original pioneer families. On her maternal side, she was a granddaughter of Allie Rucker and Arthur Tipps and great-granddaughter of Martha Townley and William Hamilton Rucker, all interred in Quitaque, TX.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Maurice “Bud” Wilkinson; brother, W.T. “Bill” Graham Jr.; grandson, Ryan Robinson; and son-in-law, Ronnie Morrow.

Survivors include three children, Cathy Morrow, David and wife Cristy, and Renee Garner, all of Amarillo; brother, Dan Graham, of Chapel Hill, NC; four grandchildren, Michelle Morrow, Stacy Melville, Cecily Riesenberg and Calista Wilkinson; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be available from Noon – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, February 17, 2022, and 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M., Friday, February 18, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

The family would like to thank The Ware at Park Central and BSA Hospice of the Southwest for their loving care.

4 Replies to “Osha Lynn Wilkinson”

  1. Osha loved her students at Glenwood Elementary School and went above and beyond to help any needy child. She was extremely intelligent, kind and compassionate. I feel so blessed to have known her and her wonderful family!

  2. Mrs. Wilkinson was one of my mom’s teachers that we spent time with growing up at visiting her often. They taught at Glenwood for many years together and enjoy their friendship. I know she will be missed and we were blessed to know her and Bud.

  3. Mrs. Wilkerson was one first finest teachers at Glenwood Elementary! Great Memories of of her. I remember for the end of school year ,we’d go to her Lake house in Lake Tanglewood. She was the Best! Rest in Peace my Friend!

  4. I loved teaching with OSHA. She always had a smile and an incredible laugh that brightened our entire school. I was blessed to know her

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