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Donna Ruth Thomas – Obituary

By  | January 1, 2019 | Filed under: Limestone Chapel, Obituaries

Mrs. Donna Ruth Thomas age 76 of Athens, AL passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Athens Limestone Hospital. Mrs. Thomas was born on November 7, 1942 in Jefferson County, Alabama to Joel Elbert Farrell and Claudia Riley Farrell.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Nettie Riley, Vivian Ethridge, Katherine Bender and Elizabeth Johnston and brothers, Bill Farrell, Jack Farrell and Bob Farrell.

Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband, Lavoy Thomas; son, Jason Thomas and wife Rhonda and granddaughter, Anna Lee Thomas.

Mrs. Thomas was a member of First United Methodist Church of Athens. She served as secretary for Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Alpha Iota Chapter of Athens State College. Mrs. Thomas graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Athens State College. Mrs. Thomas worked for and was the treasurer of The Federal Land Bank Association of Decatur.

Services for Mrs. Thomas will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, January 4, 2019 at First United Methodist Church with Kenny Baskin officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM-12:45PM prior to the service. Burial will be in Athens City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Limestone County or First United Methodist Church of Athens.

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