June 30, 2022

Eva May Thomas


Eva May Thomas  
Age: 88
Died: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Lane County Long Term Care Unit in Dighton
Born: May 23, 1928 in Buffalo, Oklahoma
Parents: Leslie Ray & Eva (Dies) Minks
Marriage: To Donald Dean Thomas on September 5, 1947 in Garden City
He died January 4, 2015

Memberships: First Christian Church in Dighton

After her marriage, May moved to Lane County with her husband. There she raised her children and helped her husband on the farm. She was active in her church and community. She was a 4-H leader, belonged to an EHU club and enjoyed playing cards with the Card Club. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sisters, Hazel Sisco & Leona Minks and 2 brothers, Louis (Buddy) Minks & Lee Roy Minks.

Survivors: 3 Daughters Cathleen Thomas Lino Lakes, MN
Carolyn & Frank Fross Albion, NE
Connie & Darryl Wiede Richboro, PA
1 Son Dean & Sonya Thomas Dighton
1 Brother Leslie R. Minks, Jr Halstead
4 Sisters Ida Florence Parker Fairview, OK
Ila Jean Head Cimarron
Christina Faye Fairbank Cimarron
Mildred Dean Rand Omaha, Arkansas
13 Grandchildren
6 Great Grandchildren
8 Great Great Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016
Place: First Christian Church in Dighton
Minister: Rev. Aerii Smith & Pastor Alana Chapman
Burial: Dighton Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Eva May Thomas Memorial Fund in care of Boomhower Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and
9:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton

Condolences May Be Sent To: www.garnandfuneralhomes.com