Thelma Marie Erwin was born March 18, 1937 in Artesia, NM to Harvey Levi Baker and Cora Edna (Duckworth) Baker Erwin. She passed from this life March 15, 2013 in Paris, TX, at the age of 75. Thelma married Thomas Elmer Erwin on July 7, 1956 in Paris, TX. They made their home in Cloudy. Thelma was a member of the Cloudy First Baptist Church and worked in housekeeping at Pushmataha Hospital. She enjoyed horseback riding, fishing, sewing, and quilting. Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Thomas Elmer Erwin; brother: James Thomas Erwin; sister: Verna Lou Baker. She is survived by five sons: Johnny Russell Erwin and wife Debra of Sumner, TX, Phillip Elmer Erwin of Rattan, Steve Lynn Erwin of Del City, Gary Dean Erwin of Cloudy, & Stacey Drew Erwin and wife Rebecca of Arthur City, TX; six grandchildren: Jennifer Marie Urbina, Johnny Wayne Erwin, Amy Kendall Fairless, Stacie Lynne Erwin, Thomas Edward Erwin, Katlyn Jean Erwin; five great-grandchildren: Dania Larissa Erwin, Chleauxy Chayanne Calvin, Rorye Kendall Cooper, Cody Erwin, Lana Erwin; five sisters: Laura Jane Dunigan, Betty Jean Leflore, Leotta Kay Haltman, Loretta Fay Bailey, Irie Catherine Burk; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 PM, Monday, March 18, 2013 at Mills & Coffey Funeral Chapel with Pastor Luther Roden officiating. Music was “Amazing Grace”, “When We All Get To Heaven”, & “The Old Rugged Cross”. Pallbearers included John Erwin, Phillip Erwin, Steve Erwin, Gary Erwin, Stacey Drew Erwin, John Wayne Erwin, & Thomas Edward Erwin. Interment followed at Rattan Cemetery.
Funeral Services were conducted by: Mills~Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers