Lendon Ray


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Lendon Ray Thomas

Mar 07 1938 - Apr 10 2015

Lendon Ray Thomas, Sr., age 77 of Denison, Texas passed away April 10, 2015 in Denison, Texas. He was born March 7, 1938 in Sherman, Texas to George and Flora M. (Grantland) Thomas. Lendon grew up in the Sherman, Texas area. He joined the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean Conflict. He loved reading western novels, vintage cars and spending time at the lake with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife Maxine D. Thomas of Denison; children, Charlotte Mae McBroom and husband Donnie of Campbell, Texas, Darlene Sue Fowler of Copeville, Texas, Charlene Kay Gunn of Wills Point, Texas, Lendon Ray Thomas, Jr. and wife Lynn of Garland, Texas, and Bob DeVoll and wife Pam of Richardson, Texas; grandchildren, Jodie Ledat and husband Sam, Shelia Smith and husband Jessy, David Self, Jr., Ginny Arnwine, Brandon Thomas, Steven Thomas, Michael McCune, Truman Brooks Fowler, II, Jayme Fowler, Chad DeVoll and wife Valerie and Emily DeVoll; great-grandchildren, Ciara Ledat, Sealan Ledat, Noah Ledat, Christyan Smith, Maeghan Smith, Korrighan Smith, Shyian Smith, Jaylynn Elder, Kaylee Elder, Audrey Elder, Truman Brooks Fowler, III and BrynLee DeVoll; sister, Mamie Joe of Garland, Texas.

Lendon was preceded in death by his parents, George and Flora Thomas; siblings, Jean Jones, Leola Greggs and Walter Thomas; grandson, Brian McCune.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.

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