Mae Thelma Hoy

December 13, 1929 ~ September 10, 2019 (age 89)


After 89 years,  Mae Thelma Hoy "closed her eyes on this side, but woke up in Glory" on Tuesday evening, September 10, 2019 from Wichita, Kansas.

Mae Thelma Hoy was born to Bernice and Wilbur P. Johnson in Roosevelt, OK.

            Mae Thelma attended Roosevelt grade school.  She moved to Wichita at the age of 15 years old and attended St. Joseph’s School of Radiology 1950-1953.

            Mae Thelma married Luther Peoples and from this union Collette Peoples was born. As life goes on she later married Alexander Hoy and to this union Denise Hoy was born.

            Mae Thelma accepted Christ at the Greater Pentecostal Church of God in Christ under Rev. C. J. Taylor and became an active member.  She served on the Mother’s Board and worked with the Purity class in the 1980s.

            Mae Thelma worked at the Veteran’s Hospital for 25 years, later working at Wesley Hospital in the radiology department. When her mother became ill, she completely retired and cared for her and co-parented her grandson Joshua Hoy.

            Thelma enjoyed cooking or the holidays’ events with Christmas and Thanksgiving being her favorite holidays

            She leaves many precious memories to cherish. She is survived by her Daughter Denise Farris, Grandson Joshua (Christine), Cabb Farris, Alexander II, Granddaughters Amari, Gabriel and Judea Farris; Siblings: Brother Richard Johnson and Sisters Theresa Carter, Esther (Benjamin) Baldwin,  Sister-in-Law Patty Johnson, Yvonne Johnson, Son-in-Law Clinton Farris.

            Preceded in Death: Parents Wilbur P. and Bernice Johnson, Daughter Collette Horner, Brothers, Raymond and Wayne Johnson, Sisters Oretha Anderson, Irene (Eddie) Harris and Lucinda Anderson.



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September 20, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Robert J. Bethea Jr. Funeral & Cremations
615 W. Maple
Wichita, KS 67213

September 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert J. Bethea Jr. Funeral & Cremations
615 W. Maple
Wichita, KS 67213

Funeral Service
September 21, 2019

11:00 AM
Greater Pentecostal Church of God and Christ
730 N. Cleveland
Wichita, KS 67214

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