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Edna Mae Thomas, 93, of Metz, passed away Wednesday (July 12, 2017) at Tygart Center Nursing Home in Fairmont.
She was born Dec. 13, 1923, at Rachel, a daughter of the late Eli Spencer Villers and Rosa May Leasure Villers.
She is survived by two brothers, Grover "Tom" Villers of Metz and James "Jim" Russell Villers of Washington, Pennsylvania; a sister, Erma B. Prather of Galix, Virginia; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Thomas and Paul Thomas, both of Claysville, Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Owen Thomas, who died June 9, 2004; a daughter, Patricia A. Boles and son-in-law, Bobby Boles; four sisters, Opal Bobbert, Ethel Anderson, Goldie Marie Villers and Marion Louise Villers; three brothers, Charles Villers, William Ray Villers and Harry Earl Villers.
Edna attended the Zion Assembly Church of God in Idamay. She retired from Westinghouse in 1982 with at least 30 years of service. She enjoyed playing the piano and singing, and also traveling with Thomas Trio and her husband. She loved taking care of the love of her life, her dog Toby.
The family would like to thank Genesis at Tygart Center for their patience and kindness in her stay there, and in her last days of her life, Amedysis Hospice.
Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Zachary Snyder officiating. Interment will be at Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on July 13, 2017
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