Cynthia Thiel

10/25/1950 –


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  • Rosary
Date: 01/11/2022
Time: 6:00 pm
 – 8:00 pm
Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers

6025 82nd Street Lubbock, TX, US, 79424

6025 82nd Street Lubbock, TX, US, 79424

  • Funeral Mass
Date: 01/12/2022
Time: 11:00 am
 – 12:00 pm
Christ the King Cathedral

4011 54th St, Lubbock, TX 79413

4011 54th St, Lubbock, TX 79413


Cynthia Alice Uzzell Thiel, an extraordinary woman of family life, wife, mother, Christian, and farmer died in Lubbock, Texas on Friday, January 7th, 2022 in the presence of her family. She was 71.

Cynthia, always ready to serve, was a beloved servant of Christ, her family, and her community. She did what she loved in support of her and her family’s aspirations and in return was loved without measure.

Born to P.B. and Mary Uzzell, October 25, 1950, in McAllen, Texas; her family moved to Austin, Texas in 1958. Cynthia was a graduate of Lanier High School and then attended Tarleton State College, where she met the love of her life, Bernard J. Thiel. There was a football game, a kiss and the rest is a legacy. The couple moved to Lubbock, Texas after being married on June 24th, 1972, and started a family and continued Sunburst Farms.

Family life was an essential part of Cynthia’s purpose. She readily shared her love with her five children, their spouses and 13 grandchildren, and many extended family members. She also embraced the farm life with her husband Bernie, in 2000 the family Reestablished Sunburst Market. Where she made sure Lubbock, Texas had all the fresh, homegrown veggies, honey, and salsa they could handle for most of 20 years.

The family of Cynthia Thiel will gather to recite the Holy Rosary at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Mass will be celebrated in honor of Cynthia’s life of 71 years at 11:00 AM, January 12 at Christ the King Cathedral. We invite you to sign her virtual guestbook and download her memorial keepsake folder to your device for printing here on this page. We also ask you to consider viewing her Life Tribute, a video of photographs set to her favorite music.

Survivors include her husband, Bernie Thiel; their children, Amy Thiel, Carey (Kris) Kepler, Zachary (Ashley) Thiel, Kelly (Mike) Anderson, Jeremy (Lisa) Thiel; grandchildren, Hannah (Brevin) Fields, Alexander Jones, Lucian Jones, Savannah Kepler, Stone Kepler, Pierce Thiel, Rhett Thiel, Caroline Thiel, Jackson Anderson, Cash Anderson, Jacob Thiel, Lilian Thiel, Blake Victoria Thiel; nephew, Chris Cabaniss; sister, Oneida Skipper.

She was preceded in death by her father, Pierce Uzzell; mother, Mary Uzzell.




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