April 19, 2006

Obits April 19, 2006


Funeral service for Lucille Gann Thomas, 93, of Chickasha, Oklahoma will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 20, 2006 in the Chapel of Sevier Funeral Home. Reverend Rick Forthman, pastor of the Ninnekah United Methodist Church, will be officiating.

Lucille Gann Thomas departed this life on April 17, 2006 at Chickasha, Oklahoma at the age of 93 years, 6 months and 17 days.

Lucille was born September 30, 1912, three miles west of Ninnekah to Thomas Grover and Dora (Miller) Gann.

Lucille grew up on the farm and in Ninnekah, graduating in 1930. She attended Oklahoma College for Women, graduating with a degree in Business in 1934. She was a legal secretary for various law firms including Hatcher and Bond, Clarence McElroy, retiring from Vaughn, Stack, Huckaby and Frailey, May 1, 1981.

She was very proud of her Indian heritage, being one-quarter Chickasaw. She enjoyed many vacations to Arizona to sight see and collect Indian jewelry with members of her family. She also loved to read, reading several books per week.

Lucille married George W. Thomas of Ninnekah on June 6, 1981 in Chickasha. They enjoyed extensive travel, including thirty countries, before a stroke incapacitated her in 1992. She had resided in the Christian Care/Glenhaven Home for many years.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her brother, Reford Gann, and her husband, George W. Thomas.

Survivors include her stepson, Dr. Mike Thomas and wife Barbara of Ninnekah; granddaughter, Michele Thomas. Flanagan of Lawton and grandson Joseph H. Thomas and wife Valerie of Gilbert, Arizona; and five great- grandchildren. Also brother-in-law Max Thomas and wife Barbara of Ninnekah; and many other relatives and friends.

Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ninnekah United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Alex, OK 73002.


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