2018-03-07 / Obituaries

Wilma (Johns) Lane

Wilma Jean (Johns) Wiles Lane, 86, passed away in January, 2018, at the home of her son, Greg Wiles (Mary) in Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Born Aug. 20, 1931, she was the daughter of Ralph D. Sr. and Ethel Dillman Johns. She was a 1950 graduate of Delphi High School. She married Jerry Wiles of Flora and they moved in 1957 to Tucson, Ariz. Jerry died in 1989. She later married Charles Lane and he died in 2008.

Wilma worked over 30 years for Bayless grocery store in Tucson.

She was a loving mother and sister to all her family. She loved to teach others to crochet and knit, do crafts and play cards. She loved her dog, Poncho.

Surviving are two other sons, Marshall Wiles (Beth Dyer) of Memphis, Tenn., and Lonnie Wiles (Margaret) of Tucson; granddaughters, Canon and Vaden Wiles; grandsons, Brian Wiles (Andrea) and John Wiles; sister, Pearl Sines (Nelson), Delorise Yates (Jim), both of Delphi, and Marjorie Strasser of West Lafayette; and a brother, Ralph “Donnie” Johns Jr. (Rita) of Delphi.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Jane Lantz.

Burial will be in Roswell, N.M.

A memorial services will be held in Delphi at a later date.

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