Marcella Thomas

Marcella Thomas LUBBOCK-Marcella Evangeline Frisbie Thomas passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at University Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas. Memorial service will be Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Lubbock's First Baptist Church. She was born March 2, 1936, in Hawley, Penn., to Winifred and William Frisbie. She married Orlan E. Thomas, Aug. 25, 1962, in Hawley, Penn. Survivors are husband, Orlan of Lubbock; son, Marlan and wife, Starr, of Roswell; twin daughters, Anita Cranford, and Jolita Holasek and husband Jason of Norman, Okla.; brother, Arthur of Brodheadsville, Penn.; and 10 grandchildren. Greet family Saturday, Jan. 26, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Emeritus Elmbrook, 5301 66th Street (behind Hobby Lobby). Family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church Global Missions at 2201 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79401, or Singing Women of West Texas c/o Janice Shults, Treasurer, 2401 CR 490, Brownfield, TX 79316. Website:

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 25, 2013