GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Florence Emily Soules Sheldon, 88, of Star, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Chapel with Pastor Pat Glazener-Cooney officiating. Burial will follow at Hurst Ranch Cemetery in Star.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She died Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at Goldthwaite Senior Health Center.

She was born July 31, 1918, in Mills County to James “Jim” Soules and Margaret “Maggy” Boykin Soules. On Jan. 21, 1939, she was married to Winifred Sheldon in Evant.

Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Channell of Vernon and Bettie Black of Star; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Vergie Sheldon of Evant and Lottie Morris of Mesquite; and brother, Hugh Soules of Gatesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Maggy Soules; sisters, Maggy Arlene Soules, Mary McCasland, Ozella Clary and Choelle Clary; and brothers, Robert Soules, Wink Soules and James Soules.