Thelma Jean Cope was born May 4, 1943 in Snow to Granville and Thelma Irene (Davis) Pool. She passed from this life December 30, 2011 in Tulsa at the age of 68. Thelma was a lifetime resident of the Antlers area. She was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Thelma was preceded in death by her parents: Roy & Irene Pool; stepmother: Geneva Pool; grandparents: Granville & Tinnie Pool and Emmitt & Charlie Will Davis; and a brother: J. C. Norman. She is survived by her children: James E. Simpson of Waldron, AR., Glen Simpson of Heavener, Marie Simpson of Antlers, Kenya Simpson of Stratford, TX., Hollis Simpson of Antlers, & Ashley Holt of Wister; brothers: George Norman of Antlers & Kenneth Pool of Taylor, AR.; sisters: Bonnie Byrum of Hugo, Royce Battles of Antlers, Troyce Wright of Lancaster, TX., Marlichia Pugh of Clayton, & Waconda Holiman of Antlers; sixteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; thirteen great great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. Private family services will be held at a later date. Family and friends may send online condolences by visiting us at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral services conducted by Mills & Coffey Funeral Home of Antlers