GERTRUDE F. THOMAS - Gandeeville

Gertrude F. Thomas, 82, of Gandeeville, West Virginia, died Saturday, November 30, 2002, at home.

She was born December 17, 1919, in Roane County, a daughter of the late Dan and Annie Hardman Rhodes. She was a homemaker, member of Harmony Baptist Church, and life long resident of Roane County.

Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Ann Ray of Gandeeville and Cathleen Price of Gay, WV; four sons, Charles, gary and Darrell Thomas all of Gandeevile, and John Thomas of Gallipolis, Ohio; one sister, Ruth Stahlman of Spencer, WV; eight grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennie Thomas; one son, William Thomas; one grandson, Ricky Price; one brother, James Rhodes; three infant brothers and three infant sisters.

A funeral service will be conducted Monday, December 2 at 1 p.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Reverend Billy F. Casto officiating. Burial will be in the Rhodes Cemetery, Harmony, WV.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday.