PATRIOT — Opal Eleanor Thomas, 79, of Patriot, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. She was born Aug. 2, 1934, in Huntington, the daughter of the late Avery and Carrie Foster Flannery.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Barbara Johnson; and two brothers, Kenneth Flannery and Larry Flannery.
She was a retired school teacher from Gallia County Schools. She is survived by her husband, Richard Thomas; three sons, Robert (Carolyn) Morris, James Alan Morris and Danny (Donna) Morris; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; three stepdaughters, Janith, Terena and Tammy; six stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Arlene Sherwood and Rose Myers; two brothers, Timothy Flannery and Douglas Flannery; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville by Pastor Troy Delaney. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Huntington.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Hall Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hall Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.