Thomas A. Poulson LORENZO- Thomas A. Poulson, 92, of Lorenzo passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Ralls. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 in the Lorenzo Cemetery with the Rev. Kris Knippa and the Rev. T.J. Messer officiating. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lorenzo, under the personal care of Adams Funeral Home Lorenzo. Visitation will be Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home in Lorenzo. Thomas was born October 6, 1920 in Crosby County to Paul and Dolly (Koonce) Poulson. He married Euleta Hargrove on April 1, 1939. She preceded him in death on August 31, 2006. Thomas was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lorenzo where he served as an usher. He was a Master Mason, served on various co-op boards and the historical committee. He was an ever present help in times of trouble often helping others at his own expense. Thomas loved his grandchildren and children of all ages. He loved working with livestock and farming and all the work that entailed. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Euleta and several siblings. He is survived by a son, Benny Poulson and his wife Cynthia of Lorenzo; a sister, Beth Creswell of Artesia New Mexico; three grandchildren, Christy Wilmeth, Jennifer Sanders and Andrew Poulson; and five great-grandchildren, Connor Wilmeth, Jessica, Emily, Catie, and Abbie Sanders. www.adamsfuneral.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 27, 2012