Dorothy Thomas was valedictorian of her Farmington High School class of 1939. She married O.A. Thomas on June 3, 1941. They had four children, Janet, Scott, Mark, and Lynne. She is survived by daughters, Janet Lopez of Peachtree City, Georgia, and Lynne Grant of Chicago and son, Scott of Chicago. She is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Thomas was a lifetime member of the Farmington United Methodist Church and the University of Illinois chapter of the Delta Zeta Sorority. She was also a member of the AE Chapter of P.E.O. for 57 years.
Dorothy Thomas was an avid traveler who visited much of the United States and made several trips to Europe as well as to Central America. She remained sharp until the end and enjoyed regaling family, friends, and neighbors with tales of farm life, family lore, and town history.
Services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, October 31st at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Jessica Baldyga will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
To view Dorothy’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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