Wilks Family Texas Pictures

Children of W. W. Wilks & Erie Catharine Taylor

4. Dale Taylor Wilks

b. 18 Apr 1914, Danville, AR; d. 21 Feb 1992, Colorado Springs, CO

md. Loma Irene Smith, Sep 1946


 Dale enlisted in the U.S. Navy in March 1942 (four mos. after Pearl Harbor). He was assigned to the Submarine service at San Diego, CA, and achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer.

His Victory medal





 Dale and his mother, Erie Catharine Taylor Wilks

Top: He lived with his sister and brother-in-law at Burnet, Reta and Charlie Ross, and worked for Charlie in road construction, here preparing the Chisos Basin in now Big Bend National Park for addition of a Lodge, parking, and other services.

Below: This was Dale's Plymouth car he drove both before and several years after World War II (license plate reads 1941). It didn't have a heater and I remember being cold all the way home with them to Brownwood after one visit to Grandmother's.





May 13, 1943, Burnet, Texas, at Reta and Charlie's house, precious gasoline ration coupons were used for the family to gather from Dublin, Eagle Pass, Galveston and Wharton to be with Dale on his furlough




  • 1948, Dale & Loma's house on 4th St., Brownwood.
  • Charles William Wilks (named for his grandfathers), born 10 Aug 1947, in Aug 1950
  • Ronald Dale Wilks, 1948




 Laquita Mona Wilks

Editha Joy Wilks

 Editha and Doris in Jun 1949, the year we graduated from Junior High




 Laquita and daughters, 1963

Loma, Charles, and Dale Wilks, Aug 1953



 3 Jul 1954, Charles was ring-bearer in his cousin Doris's wedding at Burnet

 July 4, 1963, Wilks Reunion at Stephenville ~ Charles W. Wilks, center, with aunts Reta Ross & Myrl McLean







 Aug 1985, Loma, Dale, Doris

 Reta and Doris visited Dale and Loma in Colorado Springs, 1991 

Dale and sister Reta



 Feb 1983, Loma and Dale celebrate Valentine's Day with their family in Texas

  1988, Myrl, Reta, Dale

  • More W. W. Wilks Family Pictures
  • B. C. Wilks Family Reunions 1947-
  • W. W. Wilks Family Reunions
  • B. C. Wilks Family Pictures
  • George C. Wilks Family Pictures
  • Claude Rivers Wilks Family Pictures
  • W. W. Wilks Children Pictures: Karl, Vane, Reta, Dale, Myrl, Voy, Kirby
  • Descendants of B. C. Wilks
  • Parents of B. C. Wilks
  • Wilks-Taylor Family, 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Taylor-Bartleson Family
  • Jewel & C. J. "Buck" Taylor
  • Descendants of F. S. Taylor, Pedigree-ancestry of F. S. Taylor

    Botkin-Smith Family, Knatzer/Knortzer/Canatser Family

    Vane Wilks

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