Thelma Lea Elizabeth Langford Hoy
  • 85 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 18, 1928
  • Place of birth:
    Wilburton, Oklahoma, United States
  • Date of passing: Dec 27, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Let the memory of Thelma be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one,Thelma Lea Elizabeth Langford Hoy, beloved mother, and grandmother, and long time resident of El Paso, Texas, passed away peacefully on December 27th 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico at Lovelace Gentiva Hospice. Thelma was born in Wilburton, Oklahoma on March 18,1928 to Martin and Donnie Langford. She grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas where she met her husband, Harry Hoy, and later moved to El Paso,Texas. Thelma and Harry owned Hoy's Club/Restaurant, and Hoy's Stables on Montana Ave in El Paso for many years.She had a love for the outdoors, singing, and dancing. She loved flowers, and always wore a smile. She would light up when she saw her family and friends. Thelma had a great love for her family, and was warm and caring, and will live in a special place in the hearts of her children. Harry predeceased Thelma. She is survived by her 3 of 4 children, Debra Louise Hoy Barnes, Rhonda Elizabeth Hoy Scott, and Ronald Evans Hoy, and Scott Thomas Hoy deceased in 1996; her son in law Michael Scott, Valera Knight, Gerald Brady, and grandchildren,Scotty Doug, William, Trey, David, Chase, Cody, Chance,Trey Jr., Christian, and Ryan, and many nieces, and nephews. A private graveside service will be at Evergreen Cemetery East for family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Scotsdale Baptist Church in El Paso, Texas. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Clyde Hooten on 1st January 2018

"Thelma Hoy was a special lady I knew from Hoy's Club which I often patronized back in the 1950's-1960's. Hoy's booked many now-legendary country-singers/bands, and as a local talent, I got to share the mike with some of them. Thelma was always a good listener, especially when tending bar on lazy Sunday afternoons. She also knew how to make a delicious hamburger without any shrinkage of the patty which exceeded the circumference of the bun. In 1964 during my Army enlistment, my unit bivouacked in the desert across the Carlsbad Hwy from Hoy's Club. After taps one night, as the country music playing on the speakers in Hoy's parking lot permeated my mummy-bag and reached my ears, I awakened a couple of my buddies and led our small recon group across the darkened desert landscape to Hoy's Club. At first Thelma was taken back by the little sandy group of fatigue-dressed invaders, but upon recognizing me, welcomed us and and filled our orders for draft beer. After being refreshed, we made it back through the darkness to our unit, never having been missed; mission accomplished. RIP Thelma Hoy. Indeed you will not be forgotten."

This tribute was added by Rhonda Elizabeth Hoy Scott on 29th December 2017

"Missing you mother on this 4th year, since you have been with our lord.
What an amazing mother that you were! You filled our lives with love, and support, and your beautiful smile, and happiness! Love You Forever!"

This tribute was added by Valera Knigt on 27th December 2017

"Beautiful sweet woman....beautiful soul!  I was blessed to be her daughter-in-law."

This tribute was added by Rhonda Elizabeth Hoy Scott on 18th March 2017

"Thinking of you mother on your birthday. I miss you and love you! I thank god that I was blessed to be your daughter. I hope you are singing and dancing, and celebrating your Birthday in Heaven! Happy Birthday Mother!"

This tribute was added by debra barnes on 27th December 2015

"Mama you are truly missed I thank god every day for such a kind and caring mother. You left  your kindness  quality  in my sister Rhonda and also me. Ronald has your willingness  to help everyone.  I know you are dancing  and singing in heaven  because  that was what you really enjoyed.  Plus overseeing  your  children and grandchildren  here on earth. Give daddy and aunt cledah kiss for me."

This tribute was added by Rhonda Elizabeth Hoy Scott on 27th December 2015

"Today is the 2nd anniversary of mother's passing. Remembering her beautiful smile, and kindness. Thank you for all of those years of pouring your love and affection in our lives. I think of you all of the time, and miss you so much! Love and Precious Memories of You!"

This tribute was added by Valera Knigt on 27th December 2015

"I will always remember her as one of the sweetest women I had the privilege of knowing  I was fortunate enough to have been her friend and daughter-in-law."

This tribute was added by Rhonda Elizabeth Hoy Scott on 27th December 2014

"I Miss You Mom
Thinking of you today Mother, and missing you so much! It has been one year since you have been in the arms of god. Your memory will always be in my heart. Tell Daddy and Aunt Cledah how much I miss and love them too! Love Rhonda"

This tribute was added by Janice Hoffer on 9th January 2014

"So sorry for  you loss, I remember your mother being so much like my mom,,,  just a plain and simple nice woman.  I am sorry that we have lost contact with each other thru the years.  But now I have found you on facebook.  I miss my mom too.  I know your mom will be greatly missed by all of you."

This tribute was added by Cathy Flanagan on 9th January 2014

"I'm  deeply sorry to hear about Aunt Thelma's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all."

This tribute was added by Brenda Langford-Rogers on 9th January 2014

"So sorry to hear about Aunt Thelma's passing. I loved her visits with us here in Corpus. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS!!!"

This tribute was added by rita freeman on 8th January 2014

"I never knew you but I do know one of your children, Rhonda.. What a tribute to u to have raised such a honest and decent caring lady. I'm sure your other children are much like Rhonda so rest in Gods arms Mrs Thelma..."

This tribute was added by Janice Turner on 7th January 2014

"I never met you Thelma but the gifts of love and compassion you obviously taught your daughters will shine on as your tribute and proof of the many jewels that you now wear in your crown in heaven. Debbie and Rhonda your in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Linda Cotham on 6th January 2014

"Larry and I were sorry to hear of Aunt Thelma's passing.....she was a sweet lady."

This tribute was added by Krystle Alexander on 6th January 2014

"I never met you, but I know if you were anything like your daughters are, then were are a great and very loved woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you for peace and with your family for healing."

This tribute was added by Cloyd and Ellie Knight on 3rd January 2014

"May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.  You are in our thoughts and prayers."

This tribute was added by Linda Alexander on 2nd January 2014

"I have very fond memories of Thelma.  She was always kind and thoughtful.  Thelma was funny and made us all laugh.  She enjoyed a good laugh as well.  I know there is a special place for her in heaven she will be missed."

This tribute was added by Rhonda Elizabeth Hoy Scott on 1st January 2014

"The angels have taken you from us because your work is done
You were such a sweet and wonderful mother.
You took great care, of your daughters and sons.
You loved us from the very start, with your warm, kind loving heart.
Thank you mother for your dear sweet love
Now you'll watch over us from heaven above
We will cherish all of the memories
Because we love you mother with all of our hearts."

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