Peterson Funeral Chapel

     Gene Thomas, 84, of Aurora passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 in his home.

    He was born to Jock and Gladys Farris Thomas on June 6, 1930 in Crane, MO. He retired from Carnation Milk Co. and was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

     Survivors include his wife, Betty; 3 daughters, Brenda Little of Billings, MO., Regina Thomas of Rockland, CA. and Darla Campbell of Aurora, MO.; 1 brother, Terry Stewart of Republic, MO.; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 daughter, Wanda Powell; 1 brother, Pete Blades; 2 sisters, Goldie Brashers and Connie Smith; and 1 great-grandson, Kyle Elder.

     Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 26 at 11:00 a.m. in Maple Park Cemetery under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

     Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Faith Worship Center in Aurora.