Oct. 21, 1887 Farmersville Collin County Texas, USA
Nov. 30, 1976 Olney Young County Texas, USA
Ila Myrtle Lankister was the oldest daughter of Jefferson Davis Lankister and Harriet (Hattie) Collins Lankister. She lived most of her life in or around Newcastle. She was the wife of a coal miner. Known for her wit and sense of humor. She had two sisters Rena Mae Lankister Berghauser Mitchell and Molly Day Fite. One brother JD Lankister jr.