Kathleen Grace Thomas, age 87, of Monett, MO, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett following complications brought on by a major stroke five years ago.
Kathleen was born on Aug. 11, 1923 in Benton County, AR, the daughter of the late Thomas Earl and Oda Agness (Carroll) Hurd.
Kathleen worked for many years in the freight business with Denver-Chicago and IML Freight as an Interline clerk. She was a valued employee and well liked by all. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #4207. She enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles and provided constant love and support for her family.
On Aug. 8, 1953 in Monett, Kathleen married Charles Joseph Thomas. He preceded her in death on July 31, 2006. Also preceding her in death were one brother and two sisters. Kathleen is survived by one son: Michael H. Ozbun, of Monett; one sister: Earlene Holle, of Monett; and a host of extended family.
|Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at the McCormick-St. John's Cemetery in Monett with Rev. Clif Crockett officiating. Friends are welcome to visit during regular business hours on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at the funeral home.||Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.|