Mary E. Thomas

Mary Elizabeth Thomas, 97, of Dayton, TN, and formerly of Huntington, died Dec. 19, 2008, at the Rhea Medical Center in Dayton, TN.

Mrs. Thomas was a member of Northview Church of Christ. She had been a member of the Farm Bureau of Indiana for more than 50 years.

She was born March 30, 1911, in Huntington County, to Joseph Elbridge and Lena Ardella Beerbower Thompson. She married Keith Dale Thomas on Jan. 29, 1935, in Lancaster Township. Her husband preceded her in death in 1993.

Survivors include two sons, Leon K. Thomas, of Colorado, and Leonard D. Thomas, of Tennessee; a brother, Paul Thompson, of Arkansas; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Dec. 27, 2008, at Myers Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, with Del Hamon officiating. Burial was at the Hoverstock Cemetery, Zanesville.

Preferred memorials are gifts to The Courtyard, 195 Deer Ridge Rd., Dayton, TN 37321.

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