Minta Wilson, 80, of Perryton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Perryton, Texas with Rev. Mark Metzger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funerals Home of Perryton.
Services will be broadcast live on Boxwell Brothers Facebook page for those who wish to watch. There is a link on the website (boxwellbros. com) to access the Facebook page.
Minta was born July 30, 1940 to Robert Curtis and Erma J. (Wilson) McAninch in Merkel. She graduated from West Texas A&M University in Canyon with a degree in physical education. She married Thomas O. “Dugan” Wilson July 16, 1966 in Merkel.
She taught school and was the librarian in the Perryton ISD for many years. She was very involved in community and church activities at the First United Methodist Church in Perryton.
She was a Wolf Creek Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Regent, a member of the State Lineage Research Committee Genealogist, and was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
She also served as President of the United Methodist Women and a chairman of the Worship Committee. She also volunteered her time for Wreaths Across America, placing over 950 wreaths on veterans’ graves around Christmas time.
Minta was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Dugan, of the home; one son, Doug Shaw of New Braunfels; one brother, Thomas McAninch and wife, Carolyn of Longview; one sister, Carole Smith and husband, Morris B. (Sam), of Ft. Worth; and several nieces and nephews.