Visitation for Sally Rose Thacker of Marietta, Okla. will be conducted from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home Chapel, Marietta.


Sally was born Feb. 27, 1951 in Fort Worth, Texas to Bill Riley and Mary Jane (Tuttle) Riley. She passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Mercy Hospital, Ardmore, at the age of 68.


Sally graduated from Marietta High School Class of 1969. She continued her education at Midwestern State University, Texas Tech University, Central Texas College and Murray State College and received her bachelor’s degree. She worked in the healthcare profession as a phlebotomist, then worked for 10 years at Mental Health of Oklahoma, and then worked 14 years before retiring as a drug & alcohol therapist at M.S.A.T.U. She married Johnny Thacker on Nov. 7, 2005 in Gainesville, Texas and he proceeded her in death on Aug. 4, 2009. Sally was raised on a cattle ranch and loved horses. She enjoyed coloring, shopping, and being outdoors. Sally loved “bling, bling.” She always had her nails and make-up done to the “T.” She was a member of Alanon for many years. Sally’s greatest love was spending time with her grand-kids.


In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Robby Joe Roseman; and two soul sisters, Linda Kirby and Gale Wickware.


Survivors include a daughter and step-daughter, Judy Talley and Christy Doe; three step-sons, Richard Thacker, Donnie Thacker, and Juan Alvarez; two sisters, Vicki and Donna; eight grandchildren, Tyler, Clinton, Taylor, Brianna, Cheyenne, Victoria Isabelle Rose Talley and Aurianna Joan Riley Greggs, and Allison Sophia Gale Greggs; and special friends, Karen Sconce, Jennie Lou McGehee, Roger Talley, Roy Wickware, Don Hilton, Chris Woolery, Barbara Hornbeak, and the Staff of Dialysis Ranch.


Cremation conducted by Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services.


Online guest book: wattsfuneralhome.com.