MANNING - Sixta Tulia Arango Thames, 95, died on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the home of her daughter.

Born on May 6, 1923, in Bocas del Toro, Panama, she was a daughter of the late Roberto and Maria Dolores Garcia Arango.

She is survived by four children, Marion Thames of Summerton, Dolores T. Morris of Kingstree, Hugh Thames (Darlene) of Sumter and Douglas Thames (Kathy) of Charleston; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Clarendon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Hugh Elmore officiating.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 307 Dillon St., Manning.

The family would like to thank Kathy Thames and the staff of Amedisys Hospice for their loving care and affection.

Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice Foundation, 3854 American Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-4013.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.