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Brenda Yvonne Thomas

April 5, 1941 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 78)


DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Brenda Thornburg Thomas

Brenda Thornburg Thomas, 78, of Gainesville, FL, passed away on August 19, 2019 in Gainesville. She was born in Cleveland County to the late Fred Love Thornburg and Frances Dover Thornburg. Brenda was a 1959 graduate of Kings Mountain High School and attended Western Carolina University where she studied interior design and commercial art. She was a talented seamstress and accomplished artist. For more than 20 years, she enjoyed a career in banking, working for First National Bank in Kings Mountain and then for SunBank in Florida. Following her retirement from the banking industry, she was also employed with the Alachua County Schools for 20 years as a bus driver. Brenda loved the Lord, her family and enjoyed working with people. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

SURVIVORS: Husband of 54 years, Fred ( Tommy) O. Thomas, Jr., Gainesville, FL;
1 son: Fred (Todd) O. Thomas, III (Dianna), Gainesville, FL
3 Grandchildren: Alyssa Thomas, Hunter Thomas, Raven LeMaster, all of Gainesville, FL
1 sister: Debbie T. Parker (Ray), Stockbridge, GA
1 Brother: Monty R. Thornburg, Kings Mountain, NC
2 Nieces: Jennifer P. Evans, McDonough, GA and Paula Grimes, Daytona Beach, Fl
2 Nephews: Corbin Parker, Atlanta, GA and Tommy Grimes, Riverton, NJ

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:00 PM, Harris Funeral Home

VISITATION: 1 hour prior to the service

INTERMENT: Prairie Creek Preserve Cemetery, Gainesville, FL    

MEMORIALS: To the donor's choice
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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