|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2001|
Services for Wilda Spikes Laminack, 91, of Ralls will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Hubbard officiating and the Rev. Larry Reed-Farris assisting.
Burial will be in Ralls Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls.
She died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001.
She was born Oct. 3, 1910, in Crosby County and married John Lewie Laminack in January 1946 in Ralls. He died March 14, 1970. She attended schools in the Farmer and McCoy communities and graduated from Crosbyton High School.
She received her bachelor's degree in 1935 from Texas Tech, where she and her twin sister were on the acrobatics team. During World War II, she worked at Pantex in Amarillo making mortar shells, and she also taught sewing around Floydada.
During the Works Progress Administration era, she set up and managed 22 school lunchrooms around the Aspermont area. She won numerous ribbons at the South Plains Fair for her artwork and has several paintings in the Tech, Crosbyton and Ralls museums.
Survivors include two sons, Dale of Ralls and Johnny of Lubbock; a daughter, Margaret Lancaster of Garland; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Her extended family includes the families of Jim Donald Laminack (deceased) of Statesville, North Carolina, Bettye Jarboe of Friona, Texas, and Darlean Stovall of Floydada, Texas.
Joseph Jefferson Spikes (1867 - 1964)
Nellie Witt Spikes (1888 - 1977)
John Lewie Laminack (1903 - 1970)
Johnny Jeff Laminack (1952 - 2005)*
Lowell Wilson Spikes (1908 - 1973)*
Wilma Spikes Wheeler (1910 - 1998)*
Wilda Laminack (1910 - 2001)
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Artists have so much beauty inside of themselves that it spills out so that everyone can share it with them........|
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She was very proud of her pioneer heritage, enjoyed the natural beauty of the plains, and had a passion for painting horses, windmills, and rural scenes.|
Margaret and Darrell Lancaster
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