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Mary Lou Ross Thomas, Casey Co., KY (1935-2013)

Mrs. Thomas was a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother. Her family was her life's work. She was a talented artist, with an exceptional eye for beauty and art. She was a voracious reader who loved history, nature and travel, leading her family on many happy trips around the country. Her depth of knowledge of American history ranged from colonial America, World War II and the Kennedy presidency, with a special affinity for the works of Thomas Jefferson and his home, Monticello. She was a Christian whose kindness, thoughtfulness, gentle nature, encouraging spirit, love and devotion to family will be deeply missed but always cherished. She was a member of the Scott County Church of Christ.

Mary Lou Ross Thomas, age 77, of Cynthiana, KY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET, Saturday, February 2, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. J.D. McDonald officiating. Burial will follow in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Saturday, until time of services.


Mary Lou Ross Thomas, Casey Co., KY (1935-2013)

Born Tuesday, September 17, 1935, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH, she was a daughter of the late Ottis C. and Nannie Godbey Ross. She died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, in Cynthiana, Harrison County, KY, at the age of 77 years, 4 months, and 12 days.

Mrs. Thomas was a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother. Her family was her life's work. She was a talented artist, with an exceptional eye for beauty and art. She was a voracious reader who loved history, nature and travel, leading her family on many happy trips around the country. Her depth of knowledge of American history ranged from colonial America, World War II and the Kennedy presidency, with a special affinity for the works of Thomas Jefferson and his home, Monticello. She was a Christian whose kindness, thoughtfulness, gentle nature, encouraging spirit, love and devotion to family will be deeply missed but always cherished. She was a member of the Scott County Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, whom she wed on August 17, 1956, Bobby E. Thomas, and the following:
  • A daughter: Tanya Lou Thomas of Cynthiana, KY

  • Sons: Bobby E. Thomas, Jr. (and wife, Patricia) of Georgetown, KY and James S. Thomas (and wife, Lea) of Lexington, KY

  • Grandson: Liam James Thomas

  • Sister: Carol Barker

  • And family pets: Sunshine, Sherlock and Allie
She was preceded in death by an infant son; brother, Eugene Ross; and sister, Iva Dean Pittman.

Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. Online guestbook available at McKinneyBrown.com


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