Ollie Mae Thomas, age 83 of Nebo, NC died Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at her residence. Born in McDowell County to the late Barnett O. Revis and Laura Belle West Revis, she was a retired employee of Robinson Clothing Store and a member of Nebo Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Louis R. Thomas, 2 sons, Bobby Ray Thomas and Archie Edward Thomas and one daughter Mary Frances Thomas.
Surviving Mrs. Thomas are one son David Thomas and wife Mickie of Nebo, NC; one daughter Judy Kates and husband Jim Bowman of Marion, NC; a daughter-in-law Nancy Snead of Morganton, NC; two brothers, Thomas Revis of Marion, NC and Barnett O. Revis, Jr. of Old Fort, NC; half-brother, Billy Revis of Morganton, NC; two half-sisters, Mary and Annie of Spruce Pine, NC; grandchildren: Suzanne Ritter, Osann Heisner, Jon Thomas, Laura Robinson , Michael Thomas; 13 great grandchildren.
Services will be held 7:00 o’clock P.M. Thursday August 25, 2005 in the McCall Memorial chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Tripp officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 prior to the service at the funeral home. A private family interment will be held at McDowell Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County 218 Logan St Marion, NC 28752. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.kirkseyfuneralhome.com
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday August 24, 2005 Volume 11 # 34