Weatherford Democrat

July 5, 2013

Alta Juanita Lankford


Weatherford Democrat

— Alta Juanita Lankford, 99, of Weatherford, died Thursday, July 4, 2013.

Service is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment is private. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Alta was born Feb. 1, 1914, in Elmore City, Okla., to Rhoda Lee Patterson and William Thomas Guthrie.

Mrs. Lankford was a homemaker and a member of Primitive Baptist Church. She loved sewing and was known as the quilt maker of the family. She enjoyed baseball and was a Texas Rangers fan. Alta loved working crossword puzzles and tending to her flower garden.

Survivors include a daughter, Faye Gammon, of Weatherford; son, Bobby Lankford, of Weatherford; sister, Ivanell McBryde, of Azle; and 15 grandchildren.

Mrs. Lankford is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Lankford; daughter, Shirley Sue Arnwine; son, Wyndell Lankford; and grandson, Danny Arnwine.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel