Wanda, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died October 3, 2009. She was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, receiving her bachelor’s degree from the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. Wanda taught social studies and was a guidance counselor in the Knoxville City and Knox County School Systems. She was named Teacher of the Year at Halls High School and spent most of her career at Powell Middle School. She inspired and educated thousands of students before retiring in 1987.