Wanda Radcliffe

Obituary of Wanda Radcliffe

Manchester, Tennessee – Mrs. Wanda Nunley Radcliffe went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday October 30, 2018 in Manchester, Tennessee.  Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, sister and two step-brothers; a step sister-in-law.

She is survived by her only brother, Dr. J.R. Nunley of Hillsboro, Tennessee and his wife, Diane; a step sister-in-law, Alice Green Johnson of Calabash, North Carolina.

Wanda became a Christian in September of 1950 where she attended and was a member of Spring Fork Baptist Church in Charleston, West Virginia.  She later became a member of First Baptist Church in Manchester, Tennessee in 1996 on moving to Manchester to be close to her brother.  Wanda graduated from the University of Charleston (formerly Morris Harvey College) with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and received her Master’s in Education Administration from East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas.  Wanda worked for the State of West Virginia in Education as a teacher, Special Education Coordinator, Regional Special Education Specialist and Director for Chapter I and Early Intervention for 25 years.  She was active with United Cerebral Palsy of West Virginia and a member of the American Association for Exceptional Children.  She was Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Tisheklwah No. 45 in Charleston, West Virginia.  After moving to Manchester, she worked as a Special Education Consulting Teacher and Special Education Teacher for the Coffee County Board of Education at Coffee County Central High School before retiring for the second time in 2004.  She has served as a Volunteer for Good Samaritan, a member of the FBC Servant’s Heart group, Past President of the Manchester Garden Club and Past Treasuer of the Coffee County Master Gardeners.  She was a Life Member of the Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and a National Life Member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle arrangements.  There will be no visitation or service.  A graveside service with the family will be held at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at a later date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, Wanda wishes donations to be made to Spring Fork Missionary Baptist Church, 320 Campbell’s Creek Drive, Charleston, WV, Manchester First Baptist Church, Manchester Good Samaritan or Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home.

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