Mildred Roy

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Rose Mildred Thomas Roy passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at her son's home in Dunnville. She was 74. Born on Sept. 24, 1938 at Fonthill in Russell County, she was the daughter of the late Welby and Rose Withers Thomas. On Jan. 24, 1959, she married Major Roy where they lived in Franklin, Ind. In 1962, they returned to the Thomas Ridge community of Casey County where they farmed and reared their children. She was a housewife and enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting and working with her hands. She was a good cook and her kitchen was always open to anyone. She helped with the animals, crop farming and later worked as a cashier in the retail industry. She was a very devoted member of the Thomas Ridge Christian Church. She is survived by six children, two daughters, Ramona (and Bruce) Luttrell, of Liberty and Teresa (and Jerry) Morgan of Russell Springs; four sons, Trent (and Lindy) Roy, Bruce (and Becky) Roy, Jeffery (and Angela) Roy, all of Dunnville and Stevie (and Patricia) Roy of Russell Springs; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl Mac Thomas of Shepherdsville; two great-aunts, Zella Owens and Margie Roy, both of Russell Springs; and a host of nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Major Roy; a sister, Hestina Wilson; and three brothers, Paul Edwin Thomas, Kenneth Eugene Thomas, and Welby Thomas Jr.
Published in The Casey County News on Feb. 6, 2013