Margaret Thomas

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MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Margaret Coalson Thomas age 72 of 2458 Pine Ridge Road, Mount Airy, NC widow of Mr. Brisco Thomas passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born November 11, 1941 in Surry County to the late Jesse and Eleanor Lowe Coalson. She was former co-owner of Odell's Sandwich Shop and Riverside Restaurant and had worked at the Lantern Restaurant before retiring in 2013. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Todd Tilley of King, a step grandaughter, Amanda Tilley of Raeford, a step grandson, Adam Tilley of Princeton, WV, and two step great grandchildren, Riley Keen and Luke Tilley, two sisters and two brothers in-law, Shelby and Weldon Taylor of Mount Airy and Patricia "Pat" Coalson of Mt. Airy and Ray Clifton of Mount Airy. a niece and husband, Shannon and Nelson Snow of Lowgap and a great nephew, Jacob Snow of Lowgap. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Coalson Clifton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Moody Funeral Home Chapel. The service will be conducted by Rev. Adam Tilley and Rev. Joe Atkins. Burial will follow in the Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Monday at Moody Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Mr. Gary Lowe, 1868 Osborne Joyce Road, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041. Online condolences may be made at

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Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from July 20 to July 22, 2014