Daisy Thomas

Saturday, September 1, 2007

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Daisy Irene Thomas, 88, of East Prairie died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at East Prairie Nursing Center.

She was born Feb. 15, 1919, in Graves County, Ky., daughter of Stanley B. and Ruthie L. Cook Thomas. She and Marion Otto Thomas were married Sept. 22, 1935. He died July 8, 1977.

Thomas was a member of Full Gospel Church.

Survivors include three sons, Gerald, Billy and Marion Thomas, all of East Prairie; four daughters, Virginia Hedgecoth of Porterville, Calif., Yvonne Hopper, Charlotte and Christine Thomas, all of East Prairie; a brother, Marion Thomas of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Evelyn Presson of Charleston, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, two sons, two brothers, four sisters and five grandchildren.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will be in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.