Doris Wright Thomas

By  | November 3, 2020 | Filed under: Arab Heritage Funeral Home, Obituaries

Mrs. Doris Wright Thomas Doris Wright Thomas, age 82, of Arab, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Hospice Family Care in Huntsville.

Mrs. Thomas was born on February 21, 1938 to the late Ellis Wright & Laverne Ridgeway Wright. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church but had been attending Arab First Baptist for the last ten years.

Mrs. Thomas was loved by all that knew her and will be missed dearly by her family including her husband of 63 years, Rayburn Thomas; daughter, Donna Taylor; son, Mike (Kristy) Thomas; grandchildren, Patrick (Jill) Taylor, Katie Taylor (Trey) Hamilton, Payton Thomas & Livie Thomas; great grandchildren, Will Taylor, Anne Hamilton, Sally Taylor & Jack Hamilton IV; twin brother, Donald (Martha Lou) Wright.

“My sweet mother, what a wonderful life you lived. In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson “to laugh often and much…”. and “to know that one life has breathed easier because you lived here, this is to have succeeded”. You kept that quote taped on the inside of your kitchen cabinet. So many lives have breathed easier because you lived, including mine. You had the sweetest servant’s heart and you served so joyfully. I will miss your laughter; thank you for teaching me to laugh often and much. Precious mother, we are not saying goodbye, it’s just goodnight, for we will see you in the morning. All because our Savior has prepared a place for all who have believed. Thank you for the life of faith, and love of Jesus, that you lived.
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants. Psalm 116:15”

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Brian Taylor; brother, Glenn Wright.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Arab Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Mike Springfield & Bro. David Kizziah, officiating.
Pallbearers will include; Patrick Taylor, Payton Thomas, Trey Hamilton, Steve King, Blake Wright, Buck Buchanan; Honorary Pallbearers, Shorty Smith, Sonny Gordon, Harold Barnard, Vernon Glass, Pete Taylor, Joey Light.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to one of the following: Arab First Baptist Church, Building Fund; 1058 North Main Street, Arab, Al. 35016.
Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel assisting the family.

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