Millie Jean Thurman 1928-2019


Funeral services for Millie Jean Thurman, 91, of Mineola were Thursday, June 27 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Brother Ben Steen officiating. Burial was at Cedar Memorial Gardens in Mineola.

Mrs. Thurman died Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Mineola.

She was born on March 20, 1928, in Pittsburg, Texas, to the late Jemmie Lee Rape and Vinnie Mae Landers Rape. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a mother, homemaker and retired salesperson.

Mrs. Thurman was preceded in death by parents; husband, Jack L. Thurman in 1989; and sister, Virginia Rape Gunn in 2002.

She is survived by her sons, Richard J. Thurman of Mineola, Glen Thurman of Mineola, David L. Thurman of Mineola; daughter, Vici S. Houton of Mineola; step-daughter, Patricia Wood of Fort Worth; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren, and a nephew and a niece.