Phyllis Thomas "Lady" age 85 passed away at South Suburban Hospital on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Phyllis was born in Leeds, Alabama. She was a retired Nurse at the University of Chicago with many years of service. Lady was a member of New Jerusalem Apostolic Church Gary, IN. Preceded in death by husband Vernon L. Thomas Sr. She is survived by 4 loving children Vernon Lee (Gale) Thomas, Sabrina Lorrina (Martin) Baylor, Regina Thomas-Howard, LaNetta Inman; grandchildren Anita, Major, Jilisa, Candice, LaJoi, Randall, Ryan, Patrick, Gina, Phyllisha, Martin; great God daughter Ariyonna, and 22 great grandchildren, Sisters Idella Smith, Beatrice McDaniel, Marva Jean Hearn, Mary Ann Comer, sisters in law Mary Hosea, and Michie Hosea, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, November 23, 2018 from 9 to 11:00am with funeral services following at 11:00am all at the New Mt Moriah Baptist Church, 1917 Carolina St. Officiating Rev. Charles Hines, Pastor W.N. Reed. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.