Thelma Arlene Kost

OBIT Kost, ThelmaJan. 13, 1932 – June 14, 2016

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Thelma Arlene Kost of Powell will be held Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Basin. Thelma, 84, passed away June 14 in Powell.

Thelma Arlene was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Greybull, the daughter of John C. and Christina Snyder. Thelma received her education in Greybull and graduated from Greybull High School.

She went to work for the First National Bank of Greybull and retired 25 years later as vice president of the First Interstate Bank of Greybull. After moving to Powell, Thelma served as an election judge and a volunteer for the Powell Valley Health Care Auxiliary.

Thelma had an unwavering faith in God and was an active member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Powell. She treasured her family, relatives and friends.

She enjoyed the outdoors, camping with family and friends and gardening. She was an excellent cook, homemaker, and had a green thumb. She shared her artistic and creative talents with a host of friends and relatives who enjoyed her oil paintings, dolls, needlework and homemade jelly. She loved football and cheered for the Miami Dolphins, win or lose.

Her husband of 53 years, Reynolds, her mother and father, John C. and Christina Snyder, her sister and brother-in-law, Francis and Johnny Hopkin, and her son-in-law, Michael Brown, preceded Thelma in death.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Reynolds “R.J.” and Caroline Kost, three daughters and sons-in-law, Thomas and Elizabeth A. “Beth” Hink, Paul and Judith D. “Diane” Watkins, and Michael and Rebecca L. “Becky” Holland; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 12 step-great-grandchildren.