Thelma Pauline “Polly” Hanshew

Thelma Pauline “Polly” Hanshew, age 96 of Iredell, passed away on Nov. 29, 2018 in Meridian, TX. Funeral services were Dec. 2, at the First Baptist Church in Iredell, TX. Pastor Neil Wade officiated. Burial was in the Mitchell Cemetery in Iredell. Visitation was Dec. 1, at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian.

Pallbearers were Preston Crabb, Troy Fouts, Cody Fouts, Payne Crabb, Terry Hanshew, and Donnie Hanshew. Honorary Pallbearers are Lonnie Hanshew and Dick Benoit.

Thelma Pauline Parker was born on Sept. 26, 1922 in Iredell, to John and Jannie Pickard Parker. She married Willie Loyd Hanshew on June 7, 1941 in Iredell. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Iredell.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter Kay Fouts and husband Joe of Iredell; grandchildren Terry Hanshew, Donnie Hanshew, Troy Fouts, and Melissa Crabb; daughterin-law Linda Hanshew of Iredell; seven great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Loyd Hanshew and a son Larry Hanshew.

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Arrangements were made by Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, TX 254-435-2792.

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