AYDEN - Mrs. Mary Rose Evans Thomas, 80, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2014.
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The funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 2 pm in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Estates, Grifton.
Mrs. Thomas, a native of Pitt County, lived most of her life in Ayden. She was employed with DuPont, retiring with over 30 years of service. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Horace Thomas, Jr.; and a sister, Louise Jones.
She is survived by her: daughter, Brenda W. Riggs of Sharpsburg; a son, Milton Bryant Thomas and wife, Brenda Carol, of Newport; "adopted daughter", Donna Langley; brother, Dick Evans and wife, Selma, of Ayden; grandchildren, Jimmy, Aaron Jr., Twila, Corey, Tristan and Rose; eight great-grandchildren; and seven great great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 pm at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com
Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville, NC 27858
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Aug. 15, 2014