February 23, 1953 ~ December 27, 2021
Born in: Hoxi, Arkansas
Resided in: Bryan, Texas
Thomasa Ann McFalls was born on February 23rd, 1953 in Hoxi, Arkansas. She passed December 27th, 2021 in Bryan. Masa attended College Heights Assembly of God Church in Bryan. She loved her church family and praising God. Masa always jumped at an opportunity to attend any church functions she could. She had many hobbies including gardening, cooking, doing puzzles, collecting anything with butterflies and so much more. More than anything she loved her family. She would be the first and last to give a hug. Masa resided in Bryan for the past 16 years. She managed a local bar for several of those years and made herself a staple there. Whether it was her chicken fried steak or just her personality, people came from all over to have the chance to see her. In recent years she moved into a retirement community and brought so much life, love, and laughter to everyone around her. She will be dearly missed by so many. Masa is preceded in death by sons, Wessely Thomas and Robert; mother, Joyce Shaw; and
sister, Lenora Ripkay Walker. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law AJ & Monique McFalls; daughter, Ivy Shaw, and daughter and son in law Charlotte and Jeff Herring; father, William Thomas Ripkay; sister and brother in law Sarita and David Green; sister, Elmira Parker; brother and sister in law Kenneth and Theresa Parker; and brother and sister in law John and Candi Shaw. Celebration of life ceremony to be held on Saturday January 8th at 2pm at College Heights Assembly of God in Bryan. In lieu of flowers please consider a monetary donation to help with final expenses.