Thrall, Gene "Poppy", 78
12/11/1934 - 2/11/2013
Corning, NY: Provider, gardener, woodworker: Loved playing old country music with friends, stubborn with a big heart, frugal but generous, made "beautiful" soups, spaghetti sauce, and the best pancakes (even though they're from Walmart), breakfast at Denny's, dinner at the Moose and drinks at the V.F.W. We Love You! Bill, Agnes, Lawrence, Sue, Grace, Pat, Becky, Sherry, Cody, Tammy, E.J. Julianna, Elijah, Zachary, Brittney, Hayleigh, Raymond, Karen, Tory, Jordan, Ryan, Keagen, Kristin, Dave, Arianna, Ryan, Rebecca, Anna, Adam, Penny, Tom, Anlyn, Chris, Declan, Dannan, Amy, John and Rebel. A private service will be held at Oldfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends at a luncheon held in Gene's honor at the V.F.W. Post #524, 218 Baker Street, Corning, on Friday, February 15th, at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to a
. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.phillipsfuneral home.com.
Published in Star-Gazette on Feb. 15, 2013