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Ellen Thomas

September 3, 1929 — April 4, 2015

Ellen Thomas
Eureka-Ellen L. Thomas, 85, of Eureka, IL passed away at 12:40 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka.

She was born on September 3, 1929 in Anna, IL a daughter of William "Bill" and Ruby Forbey Cobb. She married Carroll Eugene Thomas on September 23, 1950 in Pigget, Arkansas. He passed away on October 24, 1998.

Surviving are five sons, Jim (Pam) Thomas of Florida; Roger (Ging) Thomas of Huntsville, AL; Ronald (Brenda Kay) Thomas of Greeneville, TN; Richard (Carol) Thomas of Goodfield; Carl Thomas of Bloomington, IL; one daughter, Mary Thomas of Toluca; three sisters, Edith (Paul) Pierson of Cobden, IL; Barb Cross of Peotone, IL; Pauline Pierson of Cobden, IL; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Glenna Thomas and two sisters.
Private family graveside services will be held at Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka, IL. Pastor Stephen Barr will officiate. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.

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