Flovell Farrar Thomas, age 97, a resident of San Saba, Texas, entered the gates of Heaven on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
She was born Aug. 19, 1915, in Stanton, Texas, to William Alvie Farrar and Laura May Hurst Farrar. She and Pete were married April 17, 1938. He died June 3, 1967. Flovell lived in Sand Springs, Texas, for about 70 years before moving to San Saba to be near her daughter. She was a long-time member of Coahoma United Methodist Church and was a current member of First United Methodist Church of San Saba.
Flovell is survived by her two daughters, Jerri Petmecky of New Braunfels and Linda Culpepper and husband Gary of San Saba; grandchildren include Thomas Petmecky and wife Anne of New Braunfels, Tammy Watson and husband Kile of San Antonio and Stephen Petmecky of Austin. She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.S. (Pete) Thomas, her parents, three brothers, a sister and a granddaughter.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 24, 2013, at Blaylock Funeral Chapel in San Saba, officiated by Pastor Dan Harrington. She was interred in Coahoma Cemetery on Tuesday, June 25, resting beside her husband, Pete. Bill Bates of Coahoma officiated.
The family asks that donations be made to San Sabaâ€™s First United Methodist Church or a charity of the giverâ€™s choice.
Arrangements were under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Chapel of San Saba. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com