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Ophelia Thurmond, 98, of Belmont, Texas, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, in Boerne. She was born Dec. 24, 1913, in Buffalo, Texas, the daughter of William Elbert and Martin Lydia (Keen) Hines.

For many years, she attended the Church of God in San Antonio, and in her later years, she enjoyed attending the Belmont United Methodist Church.

Ophelia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gaston Thurmond, on Aug. 11, 2011; her sisters, Dora Garland, Maude Philapy, Stella Philapy, Effie Long, and Johnnie Connally; and her brothers, Herman Hines and Horace Hines.

She is survived by her daughter, Judy Thurmond Howell and husband John Richard “Dick” of San Antonio; two grandchildren, Alyssa Leigh Howell and husband John Smith of Houston and Richard Thurmond “Chip” Howell and wife Tonya of Lewisville; two great-grandchildren, Richard Thurmond “Zane” Howell II and Campbell Lynn Howell; two brothers-in-law, Joe Newman Thurmond of San Antonio and J.L. Thurmond and wife Cletty of Gonzales; and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many friends.

Visitation was held Sunday, April 1, from 5-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.

A funeral service was held Monday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Claude Robold officiating.

Interment followed in the Caraway Cemetery near Nixon.

The family wishes to thank Karen and Lindsey Taylor and the staff of Seguin Assisted Living and also the staff of Nesbit Living and Recovery Center for their loving care. In addition, they wish to express their gratitude to the staffs at Riverview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Boerne and Harbour Hospice for their patience and support these last few months. Also, the family’s love and thanks go to special caregivers Annie Tieken and Ethel Luckey for their tireless loving care.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 906, Belmont, TX 78604; or Harbour Hospice, 12915 Jones Maltsberger, Ste. 501, San Antonio, TX 78247.

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