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Ona Odessa Thatcher

1930 - 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Ona Odessa Thatcher

Ona Odessa Thatcher, 89, passed away on October 22, 2019, at home surrounded by her family.

Visitation was held on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 at Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home with graveside services on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at Ash Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Azle.

Ona was born and raised in Jacksboro, Texas along with numerous brothers and sisters. Ona met her first husband Johnie Barton in Azle, Texas while visiting a sister and were soon married.

They had six children: Johnny, Melvin, Bonnie, Jerry, Linda, and John. She was a housewife until Johnie’s death in 1967.

In 1974 she married single father Bobby Thatcher who had four children: Terry, Chris, Angela, and Vada. She was happily married until Bobby’s death in 2010.

Ona had a content life enjoying dancing, evening meals and family gatherings with her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her surviving siblings are sister, Margaret Gilbert and brother James Strickland.

The Azle News,

Oct. 30, 2019 Edition