Obituary – Wilma Mae Cline

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Published Saturday, July 17, 2021

Wilma Mae Cline

March 20, 1940 - July 11, 2021

Wilma Mae Cline, 81, passed away on July 11, 2021, at her Rocky Ford home. She was born on March 20, 1940, in Perryton, Texas, to Ben and Lillie (Black) Evans.

Mae was a member of the Eastern Star and Church of God. She was a waitress at El Capitan and Peggy's. She owned her own salon, Mae's Hair Country, in La Junta. She enjoyed westerns, especially Gunsmoke. She loved spending time with her best friend, Bodine. She loved playing marbles with her family and cruising the country roads and traveling to Marble, Colorado, to visit her special friends, John and Kathy McKay. She will be forever loved and missed.

She is survived by her children, Ramonia Trout of Aztec, New Mexico, Kim Karle of Rocky Ford, and Casey (Liz) Cline of Haswell; brother, Butch (Phyllis) Evans of Albuquerque, New Mexico; son-in-law, Randy Leonard of Rocky Ford; adopted kids, Freda and Cippy Villa; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth Cline; daughter, Windy Leonard; brother, George Tice; and grandchildren, Aaron Cline and Ashley Dickerson.

As per Mae's request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home & Arkansas Valley Crematory. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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