Funeral services for Helen Roberta Thomas, 82, of Smithville and formerly of Cookeville will be held Sunday, January 18 at 2 pm in the Chapel of Presley Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Tim McHenry and Bro. Bernard Houk officiating. Interment will follow in Crest Lawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday 5pm to 8pm and Sunday 12 pm until service time.
Mrs. Thomas passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at DeKalb Community Hospital.
She was born March 1, 1932 in Putnam County, TN to the late Simon and Mary Louvina Randolph Herron.
Mrs. Thomas was a long time member of Holliday Church of Christ. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt and a babysitter to many.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Golden Herren and a sister, Ora Palmer.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight and Brenda Thomas, Joey and Jamie Thomas both of Cookeville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jeanette and Carroll Irby of Smithville, Janice and Tommy Long of Baxter, Maxine Trapp of Smithville; seven grandchildren, Mark (Nancy) Pullum, Tina (Steven) Saunders both of Cookeville, Hayley (Jon) Culwell of Smithville, Brad (Heather) Thomas, Amy (Jamie) Ellis, Sarah (Tony) Williams, Chase Thomas all of Cookeville; 12 great grandchildren, Jessica, Shelby, Hannah, Emily, Noah, Maddi Grace, Makennah, Alivia, Allee, Briley, Maddie & Reuben.