March 23, 2020
75 year old Oleda Redmon Thomas passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at the Webb House Retirement Center in Smithville. She was a member of the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church and was a Retired Teacher and Director of LBJ&C Headstart. A Graveside Service with Burial to follow will be held for Mrs. Thomas on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Memorial Gardens with Bro. Rickey Arnold and Bro. Dan Gulley officiating. In accordance with the Govenor’s Executive Order 17 concerning COVID-19, there will be no public visitation at the funeral home. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Redmon and Lora Mai Flemings Maggart; Sisters: Annie Ruth Bain, Emma Bell Cantrell; and Brothers: Gentry Brown, William Monroe, Howard Winston, and James Thomas Redmon. Survivors include her husband, Ralph Thomas; Daughters: Lisa and Jackie Norton, Johnna and Danny Goff, and Lora and Alan Webb; Granddaughters: Olivia and Jeremy Southard, Martha and Justin Hooper, and Emily and Jared Newell; Grandsons: Jacob Norton and Alina Lou, Anderson and Viviane Webb, Thomas Webb, and Nick Goff and Kelsey Ceriotti; Great Grandsons: Aiden and Emmett Hooper; Sister: Evelyn Christine Gish; and Brother: Jewel Edison Redmon. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.