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Valerie Joanne Thomas

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Valerie Joanne Thomas Obituary

Valerie Joanne Thomas 62, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2016 in Portland, Or. surrounded by her family. Valerie was born November 11, 1953 in Colusa Ca. to Ted and Joanne Holmes.

Valerie met and married Chuck Thomas in December 1971 and they had three beautiful children, Cecily (Bobby) of Yuba City, Chad (Rachel) of Chesepeake Va., and Dane (Tawnya) of Portland, Or. She leaves behind grandchildren; Cy, Adrianna, Sophia, Maiya, Gaven, Natalee, Mason, and Oliver. Valerie is also survived by her brother Greg Holmes (Nancy) of Modesto. She is also survived by six nephews, and four nieces.

Valerie raised her children while managing the family farm. She worked in crop insurance for over 20 years. She loved her family, cooking, and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ted and Joanne Holmes of Colusa.

Graveside services to be held 2pm Saturday May 7, 2016 at Colusa Cemetery. Pastor Tom Tripp from First Presbyterian Church officiant.

A celebration of her life to follow the service at Granzellas in Williams.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from May 3 to May 5, 2016
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