Family Honors Victims As Michael Vance Search Continues - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS

Family Honors Victims As Michael Vance Search Continues

Posted: Updated:
LUTHER, Oklahoma -

With all the fear surrounding the manhunt of Michael Vance, the family of the two victims was finally able to take a moment and remember the lives of Ronnie and Kay Wilkson.

The Wilkson’s funeral was held at Luther Schools’ Auditorium on Friday afternoon. The focus was not about how tragically they died. It instead honored every day that they lived.

“I don’t understand what he wants to make out of all of this, but I do know this. Everything God does and all that God allows to happen, there is a purpose behind it,” said Reverend Lane Buckley. He’s known the Wilkson’s for decades and spoke at the service.

The Wilkson’s raised a family in Luther. They had 4 children and 23 grandchildren.

The auditorium was filled with people from the community who were impacted by Ronnie and Kay. Friends think there would have been even more people if Michael Vance wasn’t still on the loose.

Law enforcement from local police departments and the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office surrounded the school. There were police inside and out of the funeral.

“Remember the good times,” said Reverend Buckley.

Six days after Ronnie and Kay’s murder, the hunt for the man who took their lives continues. The 38-year-old suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous.

The U.S. Marshals Service and FBI are continuing to lead the investigation. Any tips should go to the hotline 405-256-9205 or call 911 if you see Michael Vance. 

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News 9 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

  • Traffic

    Tired of waiting for a traffic report? Get it now with our Live traffic map!

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.