Thelma married Ronel P. Harris on Aug. 21, 1968.
She was a rural letter carrier for over 30 years and a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Kennett.
Survivors include her husband, Ronel P. Harris, of Kennett; one daughter, Ronda Poe and husband, Ron, of Kennett; "A Special young man", her grandson, Austin Harris Poe; two brothers, Metz Skelton, of Kennett and Pat Skelton, of Kennett; one sister-in-law, Peggy Osmer, of Kennett; one brother-in-law, Randy Harris, and many other relatives and friends.
Thelma was preceded in death by two brothers, Max and Mike Skelton and a nephew Brent Skelton.
Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., today, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Chris Maynard officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers will be Rena Ingram, Nick Skelton, Sherri Hamlett, Chris, Jerry, Terry, Mark, Scott, Keith, Jake, Mike II, and Mack Skelton, Tim Osmer, Kenny Harris and Maranda Carpenter.
Memorials may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church Activity Building Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.