Della M. Thomas

Della May Thomas, 83, of Warren, IN, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 12:15 a.m. at Heritage Pointe, in Warren.

Mrs. Thomas graduated from Lansing High School and earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Colorado. She had lived in Nebraska, Wyoming, Minnesota and Colorado, as well as Indiana.

She was born May 13, 1933, in Gratiot County, MI, to Vern D. and Inez Julia Gary Jenks. She married James Lane Thomas on April 5, 1955, in Cheyenne, WY, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2012.

Survivors include two daughters, Lane (Allen) Bahney, of Gilead, and Gwen (John) Mays, of Raleigh, NC; three granddaughters, Sara (Kyle) Thomas, of Denver, and Melanie Mays and Bailie Martin of both Raleigh, NC; and five great-grandchildren.

Cremation will take place and inurnment will be a a later date at Gilead Cemetery, in Gilead.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Heritage Pointe Activities Department, 801 Huntington Ave., Warren, IN 46792.

Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren, is in charge of arrangements.

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