Rhonda Lynette Baptiste, 63, of Shawnee, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in a local hospital.

Rhonda Lynette Baptiste, 63, of Shawnee, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in a local hospital.

Services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Walker Funeral Chapel.

Rhonda was born May 17, 1955, in Oklahoma City to Cecil Hamilton and Norma Blair. She was a 1973 graduate of Broken Arrow High School.

On Aug. 2, 2002, she married Mike Baptiste in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

She worked in insurance and loved being outdoors, fishing and sitting by the bonfires, but mostly being with her family and her six grandchildren.

Rhonda was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Norma Hamilton.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Baptiste; daughter and son-in-law: Amy and Mark Crook of Shawnee; son and daughter-in-law: Blaze and Dillan Wiggins of Tecumseh; grandchildren: Jesse and Ross Tucker, Claire and Sam Crook, Tegan and Dalton Wiggins; sisters: Patty of Arizona, Sue of Del City, and Kathy of Florida; and brothers: Ron of Broken Arrow, Blair and his wife Angie of Claremore, and Paul of Oklahoma City.