Aug. 3 Obituaries

Gene Thomas
Imogene “Gene” Thomas died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 at Cogdell Memorial Hospital.
Funeral service for Mrs. Thomas will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church with Pastor Ben Reid officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Gene was  born on June 7, 1922 in Mingus to George and Gertrude Penix. She graduated from high school in Leuders and later married her high school sweetheart, Lewie Thomas. Gene and Lewie lived in Leuders, Fort Worth, Ranger and the last 65 years in Snyder. Gene was a beautician in Snyder for many years and was an active member of the First Baptist Church since 1954.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Gertrude Penix; two sisters, Thedora Newsom and Alburtus Higgs; and her loving husband of 76 years, Lewie Thomas.
Survivors include three sons, Leslie and his wife, Debby, of Snyder, Glenn and his wife, Linda, of Abilene and John and his wife, Janey, of Canyon; nine grandchildren, Mike, Todd, Alicia, Bryant, Randall, Rocky, Jay, Brian and Wendy; 21 great-grandchildren, Hunter, Josiah, Isaac, Austin, Ashley, Colby, Erin, Jonathan, Leah, Keira, Kateland, Aiden, Jocelyn, Kinsley, Kennedy, Renee, Nikki, Brandi, Madyson, Makalya and Jesse; and a growing number of great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to a charity of choice.
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
Fax: (325) 573-0044