James F. Thiel, Sr. of Henrietta


James F. Thiel, Sr., 87, of Henrietta, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at Hope Cemetery in Henrietta with Pastor Chad Stubblefield officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens and Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls.

Mr. Thiel was born on Sept. 30, 1926 in Bowie. He worked many jobs throughout his lifetime from railroad work to production management.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Brackett Thiel; and a grandson, Michael Eric Spencer.

Survivors include four children, William Michael Brown of Washington, D.C., Ann Louise Scruggs and husband George of Saginaw, Patricia Lee Roland of Abilene, and James Franklin Thiel, II of Wichita Falls.

The family will receive friends from 6- 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the funeral home.


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