Viola Stanley Thomas, 91 of Bedford, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Oakwood Health & Rehab. Center. She was born on Friday, Feb. 15, 1924 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Ballard Henry Stanley and Annie May Toms Stanley. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Earl Thomas and a son, Charles Abbott. She was a retired employee of Hampton Looms. Surviving are her daughter, Joyce T. Dankson of Bedford, 3 grandchildren, Tim, Mike and Chris Dankson and 10 Great-Grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11 am at Nicopolis United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Mike Dankson officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2015