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Ruth Thomas

Feb 10 1928 - Oct 07 2008

Ruth Thomas, age 80, of McKinney, Texas passed away October 7, 2008. She was born February 10, 1928 in Bossier City, Louisiana to Jack and Viola Anderson. On March 15, 1947 she married J.C. Thomas in Shreveport, Louisiana. He preceded her in death on February 24, 2001. Ruth was of the Baptist faith and a past resident of Victoria Gardens in Allen. She is survived by her sons, J.C. Thomas, Jr. of Allen; Frank Lee Thomas and wife, Gloretta of Allen, Stephen Allen Thomas of Sherman; daughters, Margaret Lynn Cortez and husband, Franklin of Allen, Dorothy Marie Gumpert of McKinney and Wanda Gail Thomas of Sherman; sister, Dorothy Jean Carroway of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 10, 2008, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Pastor Bobby Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park, Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday evening beginning at 6:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.
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