Phyllis "Lady" Thomas
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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.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 21, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Visitation
09:00 - 11:00 AM
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23
Funeral service
11:00 AM
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November 15, 2019
The Auxiliary memorialized Phyllis by placing a flower in a vase and made a monetary donation to our scholarship fund in honor of her. The Auxiliary truly miss Phyllis. Methodist Hospital Auxiliary President Emma Greenwood and Indiana Hospital Auxiliary Association Vice President & Vendor Chair
Emma Greenwood
Friend
November 30, 2018
To Evang. Inman, Sis. Regina, Sis. LaJoi, and Family,
May you find comfort in knowing that you are in our prayers and that we love you. May your faith in JESUS bring you comfort, strength and Peace. Mother Thomas was kind, passionate, faithful, and dedicated to the Lord's service and everyday life. You had a beautiful mother/grandmother and I just felled in love with her. Maintain the legacy and continue to move forward.
Sadie Daniels
November 29, 2018
Expressions of encouragement go out to your dear family. May the comfort from Daniel 12:13 aid in your peace.
Jarrod Weaver
November 23, 2018
On behalf of the Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary we have lost one of the greatest volunteers ever. We all loved Phyllis. She always brought comfort and warmth when you were in her presents .

May God grant peace and comfort to the Family

The Auxiliary will make a monetary donation to our scholarship program in honor of Phyllis

Emma Greenwood
Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary President
and Indiana Hospital Auxiliary Association Vice President and Vendor Chair
Emma Greenwood
November 23, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
November 22, 2018
To the family of Sister Phyllis Thomas. May the peace of God keep your hearts and minds. Our prayer is that your precious memories will comfort you. Sister Thomas will be remembered for her sweet spirit and kind smile.You will be in our prayers.
Bettye Borom
November 21, 2018
My heartfelt condolences to the entire family on the loss of your loved one. Phyllis, known as Lady had the perfect name. She was the consummate lady. Cool, calm and collected Lady. We attended nursing school together. Lady was refined and big-hearted, always helping someone. Always soft-spoken but meaning business. I will remember my nursing friend for her kindness and willingness to help anyone who needed help. We will all be less for her loss. I know she is in heaven maintaining order. Rest in peace my friend.
Dorethea Bradley
November 21, 2018
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