Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Lillian Thomas, 87, of Crane, MO., daughter of Earl and Millie Hammonds was born June 18, 1933 and departed this life in her home on December 24, 2020 at the age of 87.

            She was a life long resident of the area.  She married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Robert Thomas on February 18, 1950.  Lillian loved helping on the farm, sewing and cooking for her family.  She had a smile that filled a room and heart filled with kindness for everyone she met.

            She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Millie Hammonds; husband, Robert; daughter, Kathy; brother, Jimmy "Bud" Hammonds; and two sisters, Elaine Evans and Genevia Reavis.

            Survivors include three sons, Jim Thomas of Crane, MO., Dale Thomas and wife, Ruth of Reeds Spring, MO. and Freddie Thomas of Crane, MO.; many grand and great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

            Graveside services will be held Tuesday, December 29 at 2:00 p.m. in Mars Hill Cemetery under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

‚Äč            Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. in the Mars Hill Community Building.