Funeral Services for Maxine Thomas, age 80, of Mesquite will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, with Rev. C.J. Duffey officiating. Interment will follow at Miller Grove Cemetery with Brian Thomas, Herbert Dale Thomas, Jr.; Courtland Sewell and Russell Reed serving as pallbearers and Danella Martinez as Honorary Pallbearer. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 9 a.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Maxine passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at her residence, in Mesquite. She was born December 27, 1935 in Valley Mills, Texas, the daughter of Will and Lyda Mae (Cobb) Copeland. She married Herbert D. Thomas on February 27, 1954 in Rockwall, Texas. She was a homemaker, loved to paint pictures, and of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband; sons, Brian Thomas and wife Leanne and Herbert Dale Thomas, Jr.; daughter, Karen Sewell and husband Courtland; eleven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Darlene Ackerman; and sister, Inez Copeland.