Thomas Mrs. Edna Pearl Thomas, age 73, born August 13, 1940 in Memphis, TN, departed this life August 2, 2014 at Mt. Carmel East Medical Center. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Edna retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was an avid bowler. Preceded in death by mother Mrs. Willie Mae Hughes. Left to celebrate and rejoice in her memories, include her devoted husband of 54 years, Mr. Doris L. Thomas; son, Reginald (Keisha) Thomas of St. Paul, MN; daughter, Gwendolyn Phillips; grandchildren, Darius J. Edwards, Dena E. Phillips, Enoch O. Thomas, and Shalaya West-Thomas; brother, Pastor A.C. (Rosemary) Allen; sisters, Doris (Tommie) Lipson, Patricia Bogan, and Barbara Davis; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family and friends. Celebration of Life 12Noon Friday, August 8, 2014 at St. Luke Baptist Church, 1660 E. Main St., where her family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the start of service. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estate. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To sign Edna's online memory book, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits
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Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service
720 E Long Street
Columbus, OH 43203
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 7, 2014