Obituary: Thelma (Goolsby) Mathis

     Graveside service for Thelma (Goolsby) Mathis, 92, of Timpson, TX, will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 18, 2012, in Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, with Rev. Dock Lazarine officiating.

     Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:30 PM, Friday, February 17, 2012, at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson.

     Mrs. Mathis passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012, in Nacogdoches, TX.

     Born January 21, 1920, in Timpson, Thelma Mathis was the daughter of the late Susie (Childs) and Lloyd Benjamin Goolsby. She was a graduate of Timpson High School and beauty college. Thelma and John Mathis were married November 26, 1937, in Timpson. She was a beautician in Timpson for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church, Timpson.

     Survivors include her son Steve Mathis and wife Judy of Clayton, TX; daughter Martha Holt and husband Roger of Nacogdoches; brothers Ben Goolsby and wife Claudia of Timpson and J. B. Goolsby and wife Dixie of Bryan, TX; sister Nora Goolsby Rice of Allentown, PA; grandchildren: Keith Frazier, Stacy Mathis, and Kelley Dickens; and great grandchildren Laci and Blake Dickens.

     In addition to her parents, Thelma Mathis was preceded in death by husband John Mathis and twin sister Selma M. Cowan.

     To convey condolences online please visit Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, TX 75975 is in charge of arrangements.

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