|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1931|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 2011|
[Wife. Mother. Grandmother. Beloved Friend.]
The daughter of Clint Miller and Marcella (Jones) Roberts.
Married Al Hinshaw August 20, 1955 in Duncan, Oklahoma.
Memorial Service at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Phil Ware and the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating.
Thala was a "49er", a 1949 Duncan High School graduate and a member of Jolly Jills Social Club. She attended St. Mary of The Woods and The University of Oklahoma before graduating from Oklahoma A&M (Oklahoma State University). Thala worked as a substitute teacher prior to her marriage to Albert E. Hinshaw. During Al's military service with the Marine Corps, she was active in The Marine Wives Association.
Thala was named an "Outstanding Young Women of America" in 1965. She was active in the Duncan community and was a member of Hestian and Savant study clubs. Her membership at First United Methodist Church included serving as a sponsor for the FUMC Youth Fellowship. She also worked and helped with the Emerson Elementary PTA and the local wrestling association. Thala enjoyed playing bridge, needlepoint, sewing and knitting and especially spending time with family and her "49er" and "coffee" friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Honorary bearers: Duncan High School Class of 1949.
Thala will always be very much loved and missed.
**Much Thanks to a Very Special Lady, Liberty, for the sponsorships of Al & Thala's Memorials.**
Clint M. Roberts (1902 - 1991)
Marcella Roberts (1903 - 1984)
Albert Edmund Hinshaw (1933 - 2011)
Body donated to medical science
Created by: Jeff Johnson
Record added: Mar 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66364433