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Thelma Medders

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Funeral services for Thelma Medders, 90, of Paris, formerly of Hopkins County will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Evers officiating. Interment will follow in Brashear Cemetery with Matt Mitchell, David Medders, Daniel Medders, Joe Pritchett, Harold Pritchett and William Dell Medders Jr. serving as pallbearers. Earl Stephens will serve as honorary pallbearer.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the funeral home.
Thelma Fay Medders died Sunday, Aug. 2, at Heritage Care Center in Paris, Texas.
Mrs. Medders was born July 28, 1919, the daughter of James Revy Davis and Lela Maud (Berry) Davis. 
She married David Bascom Medders in Wood County, Texas, on Feb. 11, 1941. He preceded her in death in 1980.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Ann Baucum and husband, Douglas, of Powderly, Retha May Niswonger of Brashear, Linda Joyce Freeman and husband, Dwight, of Cumby, and Wanda Jean Hale and husband, Johnny, of Chicota; three sons, Rondel Ray Medders of Copeville; Terry Wayne Medders and wife, Ann, of Copeville, and Danny Lynn Medders and wife, Sharon, of Dallas; 23 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Horace Wayne Davis of Garland; and one sister, Jane Blount of Mesquite.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her twin brother, Elmer Ray Davis; two sisters, Ina May Davis and Jen Stewart; and brother Elgie Davis.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetic Association.
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