Thelma Minton

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Thelma Inez Minton, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born July 9, 1913, in Shawnee, Okla., daughter of Harry and Edna Wiseman Lindsey. She and Leroy Minton were married Aug. 31, 1944. He died May 8, 1976.

Minton had been a salesclerk at Sterling's. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Thebes, Ill.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol Callis of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Robert Minton of Las Vegas, Nev., James Crail of Marble, Mass.; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and at First Baptist Church in Thebes from 10 a.m. Friday until service time.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Revs. Mitchell Callis and Carl Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes.