The Orange Leader
Thelma Lois Plant, 80, of Hartburg, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.
Born on October 20, 1932 in Hartburg, Texas to her parents, Ethel (Killian) Singleton and John Wesley Singleton, she was a lifelong resident of Hartburg, she was a member of the Oak Grove Tabernacle in Hartburg and she was a florist, both privately for herself as well as at the Dorman Flower Shop in Orange. Thelma enjoyed playing the piano both at church and for gatherings of singing with people in the area. Among the loves of her life, Thelma enjoyed attending church, spending time with her family and arranging flowers.
Thelma is preceded in death by her parents; niece, Helen Plunkett; uncle, Reverend R, B. Singleton and grandmother Mertie Teal Buffington.
Those who will most cherish her memory are her husband, James Plant of Hartburg; daughter, Judy Storms of Pleasure Island, Texas; sons, Frank Louis Basar and wife, Sandy of Port Neches and Tony James Plant of Orange; sisters, Bernice Plunkett and husband, Smokey and Mertie Singleton all of Hartburg; brother, John Louis Singleton of Hartburg; grandchildren, Shane Coleman and wife, Karen and Michelle Basar; great grandchildren, Sofia Grace Coleman and Cristian Coleman. Thelma is also survived by numerous members of her extended family. Services by which to honor her life will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Oak Grove Tabernacle Church in Hartburg. Officiating will be Reverend James Sellers and Sister Ruth Logan Burch. Interment will follow in the King Cemetery in Hartburg. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Friends may sign the register and leave condolences for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.