Lillian Smith Thomas FORT MILL - Mrs. Thomas, 79, of Fort Mill, SC, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 3, 2014. She was born in Union County, North Carolina, to the late Ila and Edmond Smith. Lillian worked as a secretary for General Electric for 31 years. She was also a member of Tega Cay Baptist Church. Lillian loved to garden, crochet, knit, and travel. Lillian is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Herbert Thomas; her sons, Greg and his wife Maria, Victor and his wife Susan; grandchildren Alex and Maggie; and sisters Vivian Price, Doris Preslar, and Virginia Mullis. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, July 7, 2014, at Tega Cay Baptist Church, 1875 Gold Hill Rd., Tega Cay, South Carolina 29708, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Sunset Memory Gardens, on Lawyers Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tega Cay Baptist Church. Online condolences to the family may be offered at www.mcewenpinevillchapel.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on July 6, 2014