Queen Ester Thomason, 72, of Pine Bluff died May 24, 2013 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born October 17, 1940 in Clarendon, Ark. to the late Walter and Dora Threet.

Queen Ester Thomason, 72, of Pine Bluff died May 24, 2013 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born October 17, 1940 in Clarendon, Ark. to the late Walter and Dora Threet.

Survivors include her husband, James Thomason, Sr. of Pine Bluff; two sons, Gary (Sabrina) Threet of Pine Bluff and James (Tracey Johnson) Thomason of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a daughter, Kathy Ann Thomason of Pine Bluff; a sister, Pearline O’Kain of St. Louis, Mo., eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Eight Avenue Baptist Church by Rev. Arnold Robertson. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarendon by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Visitation will be Friday from 6-7 p.m. at Eight Avenue Baptist Church. The remains will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. until funeral time. Online register www.henson-holcombmortuary.com