Frances A. Thomas

Frances A. Thomas, 97, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Hancock Regional Hospice in Greenfield. Frances was born in Greenfield on Jan. 25, 1915, to the late Thomas and Mabel (Melton) Sullivan.

Frances was a graduate of Greenfield High School and was a homemaker after her marriage to Virgil Thomas on Sept. 6, 1936. Frances was active in her community. She was a long time member of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, The Eastern Star of Greenfield, Gleaners Home Economic Club and was a seventy year member of Bradley United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Thomas is survived by her son, Jerry (Daleen) Thomas of Knightstown; daughters, Barbara Sturm of Greenfield, and Rebecca (Paul) Wills of Rockledge, Fla., grandchildren, Jay (Jana) Thomas, Joe (Christy) Thomas, Lyn Polston, Stephanie (Phil) Huber, Tom (Marla) Sturm, Bill Sturm; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Virgil in 1977; parents; and son-in-law, Chuck Sturm.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield IN 46140, with Pastor Wade Compton officiating. Friends may call Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of floral tributes memorial contributions may be made to Bradley United Methodist Church, Greenfield, Ind.

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