Thelma Lee Johns

Funeral services for Thelma Lee Johns, 78, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 8, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.Thelma died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.She was born Sept. 24, 1933, in Bell County, Texas. She married Raymond Arthur Johns in Belton, Texas on Aug. 20, 1949. Thelma attended Broadway Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, roses and sewing as a past time.She is survived by her sons, Gene Johns and wife Marty of Maryneal, Roy L. Johns of Sweetwater, Ray Johns and Charles Johns and wife Lois of Carrollton, Texas; grandchildren, Ricky Johns of Maryneal, Jimmy Johns and wife Mitzie of Roscoe, Erin Meltzer and husband Michael of Plano, Dustin Johns of Hawley, Steven Johns of Hawley and Christen Johns of Hawley; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Johns; her parents; and a brother, Walter Clinton Smith.Pallbearers will be Ricky Johns, Jimmy Johns, Michael Meltzer, Robin Dunn, Burl Lewis and Bobby Smith.