Carol Ann Thomas, 74, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at her home.|
Born Friday, January 14, 1938 in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Laverne Sims and the late Dorothy Arlene Carr Sims.
Carol Sims Thomas grew up in Syracuse New York, attended Atlantic Union College and Andrews University, where she majored in music and education. She was talented as an accomplished soloist, a pianist and great cook and entertainer. She served the Lord faithfully by her husband's side in the Publishing Ministry and Pastoral Ministry of the Seventh Day Adventist Church for 45 years. Her children and grandchildren were the center for her life.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Kenneth Dick Thomas; daughter, Cheryl Thomas Peters and husband, James of Middletown, CA; sons, Mark Bradley Thomas and wife, Dawn of Hagerstown, MD, and Kent Russell Thomas and wife, Joan of Hagerstown, MD; sisters,Barbara Schmidt of Tustin, CA and Nancy Clark of Sandy Creek, NY; grandchildren, Bradley Thomas, Callie Williams, Benjamin Williams, Kenneth Thomas, Kenzie Thomas, Kenneth Caviness, Cara Peters, Chelsea Courtney and Brandon Peters; great-grandchildren, Bryton and Dylan Caviness and Andrea and Angelina Courtney.
She was preceded in death by granddaughter, Cherie Cara-Mae Caviness.
Services will be held Friday, October 19, 2012, at 12:00 pm, at the Middletown Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1811 Arnold Rd., Jefferson, MD 21755, with Elder David Weigley officiating. Family will receive friends at the church, Friday, October 19, 2012 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Interment will follow at the Beaver Creek Cemetery, Beaver Creek, MD.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.
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Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Oct. 18, 2012