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LENA THOMAS

June 21, 1939 ~ February 24, 2019 (age 79)

 

Lena Clack was one of seven children  born to Herff and Callie Clack on June 21, 1939 in Gonzalez, Texas.  The family later moved to Seguin, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Julius Thomas Jr.,  Parents Herff and Callie Clack and three siblings, Herff Clack Jr., Merline Johnson and “Baby” Clack.

 

Lena attended and graduated from Ball High School in Seguin, Texas. She acknowledged her belief in Jesus Christ at an early age and joined the Unity Baptist Church. She later became a faithful member of the New St. James Baptist Church in Seguin, Texas under the leadership of the late Rev. A.J. Malone Sr.

 

On January 17, 1959 Lena married Robert V. Harris Sr. and two children were born to this union: Rita Renee Harris and Robert V. Harris Jr.  She was a strong woman who worked tirelessly to give her children the best teachings in life by enforcing strict disciplinary rules. She worked in sales and retail in addition to being a great homemaker.

 

On December 20, 1976 Lena married Julius Thomas Jr. and resided in Seguin, Texas until 1985. She and her husband moved to San Antonio, Tex and joined St. STephens Baptist Church where she remained a member until God called her home to Glory.

 

“Mrs. T” and “Oma” as she was affectionately known by her family, friends and grandchildren never met a stranger and was always willing to go out of her way to help anyone in need. She loved shopping and always had a penchant for jewelry and elegance. She was also known for her vibrant personality and always speaking her mind.

 

She leaves to cherish her memory four children Rita (Baron) Morris, Robert ( Renee ) Harris, Stephanie(Mark) Jenkins and Timothy Thomas. Three Grandchildren Brittany Harris, Marcus Harris and Rihanna Reed as well as one Great Grand Daughter : Jayln Harris. She leaves three siblings : Frances McClington, Dorothy ( Lester) Williams and Connie (Stella) Clack. She also leaves a host of family, friends, relatives and the St. Stephens Baptist Church family.

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