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Funeral Ceremony: 2 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery
Visitation: 1 p.m. until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home
Thelma Louise Tadlock, age 97, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Monday morning, July 5, 2021, at Clay County Hospital.
She was born February 4, 1924, in Louisville, Illinois, the daughter of John M. and Ethel Mae (Bible) Tolbert. She was first united in marriage to Eugene Weiler and he preceded her in death in 1963. In 1965, she married Clovis C. Hoskins and he preceded her in death in 1972. She later married Charles J. Tadlock on June 14, 1974, and together they have shared 47 wedding anniversaries.
Thelma had worked at Clay County State Bank and later for Clay Electric, retiring after 42 years. She was a longtime member of First Christian Church in Flora. She enjoyed reading, bowling, eating out, traveling, and winters spent in Florida for 16 years. She was an amazing cook, one of the best around. Her family was very important to her, and she cherished the time spent with them.
She is survived by her husband: Charles J. Tadlock of Flora; a daughter: Patsy Lou (Jim) Conley of Effingham; and 2 grandsons: Andrew Conley (fiancé Sloane Engle) of Marshall, and Aaron Conley of Charleston.
She was preceded in death by siblings: Beulah Bates, Pearl Tolbert, Rolla Tolbert, Dorothy Tolbert, and Virginia Tolbert.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to First Christian Church and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit www.frankandbright.com
Patsy, So sorry to hear the passing of your mother.
Charles, I am so sorry! Thelma was a wonderful lady. I always looked forward to talking to her on the phone. My prayers go out to you and your family.
Thelma was a special lady with many great qualities. Our sympathy to her family.
I am so sorry for your loss. Thelma was always a classy lady. 🙏
Patsy, so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. Prayers for all.
Patsy, We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. What a dear, sweet lady. Prayers for comfort for you and the family.
I really got to know and love Thelma when I was about 6 years old. She lived at the end of our street, always had a sweet treat to share and she was such a beautiful lady. I’m happy to have known her. 🌹
Sympathy and prayers for the family. Thelma was such a sweet lady
May. God wrap His loving arms around your family. May He provide peace and comfort to you all. God bless Dennis and Sue Hampsten
Our hearts are so saddened with you, and you are all in our prayers now, and in the days ahead. May the Joy and Peace Thelma now knows comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. Separation is only for a little while; Her promise is your promise.
So sorry to hear. Will be thinking of you with prayers for comfort.
I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom. I always enjoyed talking to her. I remember going to her house for home base and she was so interesting and energetic.
we were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Your mom always had a smile and a kind word when we would talk to her. Praying for you all and rejoicing that she no longer suffers but it is resting peacefully in the arms of Jesus!
Patsy we are so sorry for your loss. Thelma will be missed by all who knew her.
Alexandra, Michael and I, are grateful for the time we have had to know you, and have you in our lives. It has been an honor, a privilege, to know the wonderful, strong, beautiful woman you are, and a cherished "Mimi" in Alexandra's life. You have left behind a beautiful legacy of love, family, and heritage with Charles, Patsy, and the grandchildren. 97 years of life, health and love is an amazing legacy and we are deeply blessed by your example in all. God speed, and may you rest in peace. Love, the Dishmans, Michael, Alexandra and Sara Katherine
Thinking of you, Patsy, and remembering your wonderful mom. I am sorry for your loss.
Our hearts are broken. Aunt Thelma was one of the sweetest, kindest and classiest ladies I've ever met! We will always cherish the times we spent with her. Her love for family was unshakable. Patsy, Charles, Andy, Aaron and Jim - we wish we could be there with you, but please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We loved her very much and love you all.
So sorry for your loss.
Thelma & Charles are Carolyn & my best friends. Thelma, like me, was a "country kid" and we both went to Jenkins Country Grade School, about four miles North of Flora. She had finished that school just before I started. Charles & I were in the Flora High School Class of 1950, argue ably the best class ever in our opinion. The Tadlocks never missed one of our many class reunions. After we moved to South FL in 1976, the Tadlocks started "wintering" in our area and we spent many nights visiting and having meals together. Then when we visited Flora, we often rendezvoused with them and very much enjoyed their fellowship and Thelma's pies. God Bless you Thelma, we will surely miss you! Tommy & Carolyn Harrell
Sorry for your loss Thelma was a beautiful friendly lady. We always enjoyed visiting with her. Our daughters were friends with her daughter and our daughter Paula spent a lit of time at Thelma's home visiting with Patsy. Prayers of comfort for all the family and friends.
I remember her from Clay County State Bank when we went in to talk to Danny. She was always kind to me and my parents James and Deloris Mayberry. Bless you all.