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Thomas, Mary E.
Mary E. Thomas, 88, formerly of 1355 S. Seminary Street, died at 12:45 a.m. Monday November 14, 2011 in Seminary Manor.

She was born January 15, 1923 in St. Augustine, Ill. the daughter of William and Effie E. Hatfield Harris. She married Albert C. Thomas on March 20, 1948 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on January 15, 1981.

She is survived by two sons, David (Debra) Thomas of Trophy Club, Texas and John Thomas of Green River, Wyo.; a sister, Dorothy Johnson DeBaugh of Boulder City, Nev.; three grandchildren, Dawn Thomas, Brian (Kelly) Thomas and Ryan (Sunshine) Thomas and four great grandchildren.

She served in the US Navy Waves for 2 years stationed in Washington, D.C. as Seaman First Class.

Mary worked for the former C.B. & Q. Railroad for 3 years and was a homemaker. She graduated from Galesburg High School and Brown's Business College.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Dave Scholl will officiate. There will be no visitation. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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