of Texarkana, TX
October 19, 1944 - March 10, 2022
Delores Arlene Thurson-Kirkman was born in Kensett, AR to Earnest and Myrtle Mobley on October 19, 1944 and went to be with the Lord March 10, 2022 in Texarkana, TX. Delores was preceded in death by both her parents, her brothers Dale and Charles Mobley, and her beloved husband Jack Thurson and beloved life partner/husband John Kirkman. She is survived by her six children, David Keilman and wife Karen of Cedar Lake, IN; Daniel Keilman of St. John, IN; Cheryl Letcher and husband Gary of Texarkana, TX; Damon Keilman and wife Dana of Crown Point, IN; Daniel Thurson and wife Kelly of Deer Park, TX and Lora Metheny and husband Darin of Valparaiso, IN as well as her sisters Kay Winget and husband David of Kensett, AR; Sherry Stiller and husband Clint of Bradford, AR; and brother Kelvin Mobley and wife Donna of Dyer, IN. She has several grandchildren and several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.She enjoyed working puzzles, mowing on her riding mower, and playing games on her computer. She regularly made donations to the VFW, Wounded Warriors, Holocaust Survivors, and the ASPCA. She enjoyed her own zoo of animals at home. Services will be Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home Chapel with Visitation at 10:00 AM and the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at White County Memorial Gardens.
Zip:78620 Cheryl, So sorry for your loss. I know you loved your mom a lot. I remember you always talked about her when I visited.
We went numb when we heard the news, what a wonderful girl, always smiling and joking. She was a devoted Christian, mother, wife, sister, grand ma, aunt, cousin, I could go on and on, everyone loved her. Her and I had a thing going about eating Bon Bons, I bet you will never run out of those in Heaven, You had the most wonderful mom and dad, such a blessing they were. You was a beautiful cousin and friend you are going to be missed by so many, I know you will have a big welcome in Heaven, we sure loved you, you fly high sweet cousin, I am going to say see you later I need to shed some tears.
Sorry for your loss, I know you and your Mother was real close, and worked together for years.
Rest Easy Grandma Dee you will be missed dearly and never forgotten.