Hilda Maude McGrew Thames

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Hilda Maude McGrew Thames of Denham Springs, LA, passed away peacefully at The Carpenter House on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at the age of 89. She was born on June 24, 1929, in Lawrence County, MS, to Herve and Annie Ballard McGrew. She was married to Shelton Thames, Sr., for 65 years and was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She worked in the home building and real estate industry for 50 plus years and worked until her retirement for Jerry FaKouri, Sr. Hilda is survived by her son, Shelton Thames, Jr. and wife, Janet; grandchildren, Matthew Dale Thames and wife, Jennifer, and Joel Rayne Thames and wife, Dana; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Micah, Joseph Cameron and Collyn; brother, James McGrew and wife, Lola. Hilda is preceded in death by her husband, Shelton Thames, Sr.; her parents; sister, Helen Nelson; and brothers, Baby William and Frank McGrew. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 11:30AM until the time of funeral service at 2:00PM. Burial will immediately follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.greenoaksfunerals.com.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 9 to July 11, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Greenoaks Funeral Home
9595 Florida Blvd | Baton Rouge, LA 70815 | (225) 925-5331
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