Bessie Ashcraft Thomason of Eastland

Bessie Ashcraft Thomason, 91, of Eastland, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2010 in Eastland. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Battle Creek Cemetery in Moran. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday beginning at noon.

Bessie was born April 29, 1919 in Ranger to Evan and Nanny (Brown) Ashcraft. She graduated from Moran High School. She married O.G. “Guy” Thomason on February 28, 1939 in Post, Texas. She enjoyed painting, playing 42 and dominoes and all games. Mr. Thomason preceded her in death on January 29, 1998. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bobby Thomason.

Survivors include a son, Dale Thomason and his wife Gailan of Andrews; a daughter, Shirley LaFlamme of Goodyear, Arizona; grandchildren, Russ Thomason and his wife Becki of Eastland, Carol Harper and her husband Joe of Andrews, and Tracey Capello and her husband John of Buckeye, Arizona; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.