THELMA TOWNSEND ALEX, 96, has gone home. She slipped away peacefully on Wednesday evening from the family that surrounded her into the loving arms of those who went before her -- her mother, her husband Tilton, and her only child Gloria Alex LaChapelle.She leaves behind five generations to celebrate the magic she gave us through her music, her stories, and her remarkable ability to find humor in the worst of situations and good in the most difficult of people. We are blessed to say that her stamp is on our souls, her laughter in our ears, and her enduring love enough to carry us through.The visitation (9:30 am) and funeral (10:30 am) will be held on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 827 Sheldon Rd., Channelview, TX and the Burial Service (3pm) at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Lake Charles, LA.To view the online obituary and post a tribute for the family, visit www.earthmanbaytown.com.Arrangements are under the direction of Earthman Baytown Funeral Home, 3919 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX 77521; (281) 422-8181.
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Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 18, 2010