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EMPORIA GAZETTE 27 October 1999
Obituary of RUBY ANN THOMAS
The funeral for Ruby Ann Thomas, 92, will be at 1:30 p. m. Friday in the Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jane Duncan of the First United Methodist Church will conduct the service. Burial will be in DunlapCemetery at Dunlap.

Memorial contributions to the Morris County 4-H Foundation or the AmericanCancer Society may be sent to the funeral home.

Mrs. Thomas died Oct. 26, 1999, at the Emporia Presbyterian Manor.

She was a retired teacher and taught at Lebo High School before her marriage.

She and her husband were residents of El Dorado from 1930 to 1936. They then moved to Osage City where they were residents from 1936 to 1941. They lived on their farm west of Dunlap from 1941 to 1985 and she moved to Emporia in the fall of 1985.

Ruby Ann Whitaker, the daughter of Lewis A. and Mina A. Wolfrom Whitaker, was born March 31, 1907, at Dunlap. she graduated from Baker University in 1929, where she was a member of the Phi Mu sorority.

She married Frederick W. Thomas, Jr., on June 24, 1930, at Dunlap. He died May 8, 1985

Mrs. Thomas was a 75-year member of the Dunlap United Methodist Church and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Emporia.

She is survived by two sons, Ralph Thomas of Emporia and Gerald Thomas of Council Grove; four granddaughters, Amy Hosier of Olathe, Susan Thomas-Butler of Shawnee, Tarah Thomas of Antigo, Wis., and Carol Myers of Sioux City, Iowa; and three great-grandchildren.
Transcribed and Contributed by Kenneth Thomas


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