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Lillie Mae Thomas
January 2, 1933 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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“Let not your heart be troubled. Ye believe in God believe also in me. In My father’s house are many rooms if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you. I will come again and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there you may be also.” John 14:1-3.
On September 9, 2023, 8:45 p.m. the Angels from heaven came to NHC Rehabilitation Center, Milan, Tennessee and took the bright soul of Mrs. Lille Mae Thomas to land of Milk and Honey free from sickness, sorrow, pain, and death.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00PM Thursday September 14, 2023 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Carroll Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5:00PM until 7:00PM and on Thursday from 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Mrs. Lillie Mae Thomas was born in Henderson County, Tennessee on January 2, 1933, to the late Mr. Luther and Mrs. Marie Buckley. She professed a Hope in Christ at an early age and joined Clark Street Baptist Church, in Huntingdon, Tennessee and she was the President of the Usher Board.
Mrs. Lille Mae attended Webb High School in McKenzie, Tennessee and retired from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon, Tennessee with twenty-four years of service.
Mrs. Lille Mae was united in Holy Matrimony on June 1, 1952, to Mr. John Bell (J.B.) Thomas.
She is preceded in death by her husband, the late John Bell (J.B.) Thomas, her parents; Mr. Luther Buckley and Mother Mrs. Marie Buckley; Son James Michael Thomas, two Sisters Mildred Bell and Shirley Buckley; two Brothers Preston Buckley and Abe Buckley.
She leaves to cherish her memories; three sons, Anthony L. Thomas of Huntingdon Tennessee, Galen M. Thomas (Tania) of El Paso, Texas, Timothy E. Thomas, of Nashville, Tennessee, one daughter in Law, Linda Ann Long Thomas (James Michael Thomas), two Sister-in-Laws, Rebecca Buckley (Preston) of Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. Fifteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two nephews, two nieces, along with a host of relative and friends.
Special thanks to Mrs. Stacey Douglas of Jackson, Tennessee and NHC Rehabilitation Center, Milan, Tennessee for the love, support and excellent care of our loving mother.