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Jo Ann (Metzler) Thomas

April 1, 1939 ~ September 22, 2017 (age 78)

Jo Ann Thomas

PEARLAND - Mrs. Jo Ann Thomas passed from this life Friday evening, September 22, 2017, in Friendswood. 

Born April 1, 1939 in Tomball, TX, Mrs. Thomas had been a resident of Pearland since 1971. She was a member of Pearland First United Methodist Church and Christians Helping Hands and enjoyed ceramics and quilting.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Metzler and Bessie Stowe; husband, Elbert Thomas, Jr.; daughter, Linda Ann Gonzalez and a sister.

Survivors include her son, William “Bubba” Thomas and wife, Lori of Santa Fe; daughter, Sandra Sheffield and husband, Curtis of Pearland; sisters, Merl Dismuke of Centerville and Faye Metzler of Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Paula Metzler of Houston; grandchildren, Cole Thomas, Curtis Sheffield (Jennifer), Dustin Sheffield, Chelsee Burkham (Mitchell), Destinee Gonzales (Johanna), Katy Sheffield (Manuel Enriquez); great grandchildren, Hailey Sheffield, Reese and McKenzee Burkham, Brayden Campos-Eschete; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 28, 2017, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Reverend Melody Kraus officiating. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Keith Kelly, Chris Pilkington, Ross Pilkington, Robby Schultz, Curtis Sheffield and Dustin Sheffield. Honorary bearers will be Clint “Ed” Goodwin and Toby Goodwin.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.

Memorials in the form of donations may be made in Jo Ann’s name to First United Methodist Church of Pearland, 214 North Grand Blvd., Pearland, Texas 77581.

 Service Information

September 27, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Funeral Service
September 28, 2017

1:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

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