Ila Pearl


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Ila Pearl Lack

Aug 13 1926 - Jun 29 2004

Ila Pearl Lack, 77, of McKinney, Texas died June 29, 2004 at Plano Medical Center. She was born August 13, 1926 in Smith County Kansas to Harry and Pearl Vibber who preceded her in death. Ila graduated from Kensington High School in Kensington, Kansas in 1944. She attended and graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri in 1947. Subsequently, she was credentialed with the Assemblies of God. On September 18, 1949 she married Edwin Preston Lack who preceded her in death on November of 1977. Edwin and Ila pastored churches in Arkansas, Colorado, and Alva, Oklahoma, as well as Wichita and Andover, Kansas. Ila also taught school for many years at Ingalls Elementary School in Wichita, Kansas. After retirement, Ila continued to be active in church activities including teaching, preaching and other ministries. She lived in Tyler, Texas prior to moving to McKinney in 2003. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Gaylin and Ulla Lack of Charleston, Illinois, her daughter and son-in-law, Jeannine and Jerome Bailey of McKinney, her son and daughter-in-law, Kent and Pamela Lack of Flower Mound, Texas, grandsons, Joseph Lack, Andrew and wife, Sara Lack, Daniel and wife, Jody Lack and Michael Bailey. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Twila and Ray Metcalf of McKinney, as well as her nephew Erskine Metcalf and niece, Star Metcalf Bentley. Also surviving are her sisters-in-law, Ophelia and husband, Al Moen, Enid and husband, Leon Heathcoat and Joetta Alexander. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, July 2, 2004 in the Princeton First Assembly of God with Bro. Darrell Sanderlin officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Interment will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 3, 2004 at the White Chapel Cemetery in Wichita, Kansas.
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