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MRS. SARALYN SUE THOMAS, age 85, of Old Highway #27, Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Her residence.  She was born in LaFayette, Georgia on November 3, 1932, a daughter of the late William Russell (Tut) Parker and Margaret Opal Hill Parker.  Mrs. Thomas was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church and was retired from the denim finishing department of Riegel Textile Corporation; She was also preceded in death by her husband, the late Roy Pierce Thomas and sons, Roy Thomas, Jr. and William Max Thomas.
            Surviving are daughters and spouses, Susan and Carl Martin, Lisa and Rickey Hughes, Beth and Jimmy Houser, and Lori and Smokey Howell; sister-in-law, Goldie Patty; grandchildren, Kevin Thomas, Amanda Thomas, Adam Thomas, Suzanne Martin, Sally Martin, Daniel Calhoun, Abbey Winters, Cassidy Houser, Carty Beth Houser, Suzanne Howell, Alexis Howell, Gabe Howell; Nine Great Grandchildren, Four Great Great Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews; special caregiver, Sheila Driggers.
            Funeral services will be held Saturday (September 15th) at 12:00 noon, from the Welcome Hill Baptist Church with Pastor, Brother Terry Shores and Chaplain Ricky Studdard officiating, interment in West Hill cemetery.  Active Pallbearers Daniel Calhoun, Cassidy Houser, Gabe Howell, Kevin Thomas, Bryce Martin, and Adam Thomas; Honorary Pallbearers will be Members of Welcome Hill Baptist Church and all Friends.  The Family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.  Mrs. Thomas will be in state at the Welcome Hill Baptist Church Saturday, from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon.
            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Saralyn -Sue Thomas who passed away Thursday morning.