Faye Louise Thomas - Lake City

Thursday, April 28, 2005

Faye Louise Thomas, 65, of Lake City, died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at her residence. Born in the Hammel community, she had lived in Lake City for most of her life. She was retired from the Riverside School District and was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Derell Thomas of the home; three sons, Lenny Thomas of Lake City, Phillip Thomas of Glenwood and Reggy Thomas of Trumann; two brothers, Jerry Manis of Durango, Colo., and Gaylon Manis of Paragould; six grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Evelyn Manis; two brothers and a sister.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethabara Baptist Church near Lake City.

Active pallbearers were Perry Vandergrift, Leo Vandergriff, Roger Vandergriff, Eric Vandergriff, Darrell Manis and Bud Manis.

Honorary pallbearers were Henry Dean Finch, Doyle Manis, Curtis Manis, Justin Manis, Leonard Vandergriff, Jeff Finch, Rudolph Fletcher, Jim Fletcher and Gene Fletcher.