Wilma Elaine Lawther was born March 2, 1928 in North Platte, Nebraska to William Emit Bales and Laura Evelyn Jenkins Bales. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, and three husbands: Irvin Aubrey Ferguson, Robert King Wallace, and John Drury Lawther. She is survived by one son, James Edward Wallace of Kersey, CO, two daughters, Jane Katherine Wallace of Elgin, TX, and Ruth Carolyn Blake of Braman, OK, and four grandchildren: James Jacob Wallace, Carol Marie Rapp, Brenda Elaine Blake, and Michelle Lee Coffman. Wilma is also survived by the daughters of John Lawther: Linda Ewing and her family, and Sandy Galvin and her family. Memorial services will be held at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 225 West Bijou Street, Fort Morgan, CO on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served after the service for all who wish to stay. Wilma's last wishes and her family's request is for memorial gifts be given either to the First Christian Church of Fort Morgan, or to the
, in lieu of flowers. Memorial and cremation services are handled by Heer Mortuaries.