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Zadie "Dee" Thomas Harrigill
Birth: Feb. 12, 1929
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1998
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Twin of Zanie Thomas, Anderson # 49978387

Graveside services for Mrs Zadie Harrigill, 69, of Las Vegas, Nev will be held at 1 pm Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998 at Gilgal Cemetery in Minden with Rev. Roy Stroller officiating. Mrs Harrigill was born in Redlick,MS and died Sunday, Sept 6, 1998 at her residence after a battle with APF lung disease. She was a home maker. Visitation will be at 10 am, Wednesday until 10 pm. She was proceded in death by her parents, Louie and Vida Thomas and brother, Marvin Thomas. Suuvivors include her husband, Freddie Harrigill of Las Vegas,NV; two sons, Roy Harrigill and wife Renee of Milton, Fl; and John Louie Harrigill and wife Susan of Mansfield, TX; three daughters, Margie Jean Newman and husband Scott of Anaheim, Calif; Cindy Gail Whitehead and husband Glenn of Grand Prarie, TX; and Betty Ann Hall and husband James of Minden, LA; six sisters, Zanie Anderson of Modesto, Calif; Myrtis McManius and husband John of Terry, MS; Myrtil Payne and husband Eddie of Biloxie, MS; Lovenia Patrick and husband Kenneth of Terry, Miss; Billie Ruth Herring of Jackson, MS; and Nancy Breland and husband Calvin of Peral, MS; one brother, Jewell Thomas and wife Phyllis of Natchez, MS; 15 grandchildren, six great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Zadie Thomas, Harrigill was born February 12, 1929 In Redlick, Mississippi and went to be with the Lord on September 6, 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her parents were Vida Louvenia Smith and Louie Jackson Thomas. She was the twin sister to Zanie Thomas, Anderson; two sisters and two brothers. She was the wife of Freddie Leroy Harrigill, the mother of five children, grandmother of sixteen, and great grandmother of fourteen.
Labor Day weekend will always mark the day my heart broke in a thousand pieces as I'm sure it is the same way for my sister and brother. She suffered from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Her twin sister also passed away from this same disease, March 20, 2010.
Mother was a wonderful mother and a Christian woman who loved God and her family. She would give you the shirt off her back if you asked her. She loved to work crossword puzzles, play the harmonica, sing, and play cards. She could whistle louder than anyone I knew with two fingers or even using a blade of grass. She loved to draw and paint.
She was a long time friend of the late Country western singer, Conway Twitty, who gave her the nick name "Dee".
She was always a beautiful woman! She was tanned in complexion and had Red hair. When we were kids she wore her hair long and I can remember brushing her hair as she sang to me.
I have a heart full of memory's of Mom! I still find myself wanting to call and tell her something. It doesn't feel like all these years have passed. It feels like it was yesterday.
I will see her again one day, I have no doubt! She is in the house of God awaiting the reunion of her family. She isn't in pain, nor suffering for a breath of air! I picture her hand in hand with her twin; singing, laughing, and having a grand time……I miss you everyday, Mom and send you all my Love!
Dear Mom,
I looked for you today to tell you something...
I found you while I walked this morning, as I looked over my shoulder and you hurried to catch up with me so I wouldn't walk alone . I found you as I shut my eyes and in-visioned your smile and the sweet smell of your perfume. I found you as I was cooking dinner and you were reminding me of your favorite recipe. I found you as I opened a dresser drawer and saw the purple flowered printed pajamas you wore last.
I looked for you today to tell you something ....
I found you early in the morning, as I dressed for Church. You were staring back at me from the image in my mirror. You sat beside me on the pew as I listened to the service. You joined in the laughter and the hugs as your great granddaughter played. I look over at the couch in the living room and I can still see your head bob as you fight the sleep while we watch a movie.
I looked for you today to tell you something...
I found you laying peacefully in the green grass as the birds sang and the butterfly's danced in the air above you. I found you listening to me as I talked ,watching over me as my tears hit the ground. I found you lovingly and patiently waiting at a gate for your family to come home. Your smile so big and your arms ready to embrace us.
I looked for you today to tell you something...
To tell you how much I love you and miss you, not only on this day, but everyday, every second that goes by.
Love Forever and Always,
Your daughter,
Betty Ann
Family links: 
  Louie Jackson Thomas (1901 - 1998)
  Vida Louvenia Smith Thomas (1903 - 1984)
  Milford Davis (1927 - 2001)
  Marvin Vernice Thomas (1921 - 1981)*
  Jewel Louis Thomas (1922 - 2004)*
  Myrtis Thomas McManus (1925 - 2012)*
  Myrtle Thomas Payne (1925 - 2011)*
  Louvenia Arlone Thomas Patrick (1926 - 2012)*
  Zanie Thomas Anderson (1929 - 2010)*
  Zadie Thomas Harrigill (1929 - 1998)
*Calculated relationship
Front- "Mother"
Back- "May the Lord Watch Between me and thee, while we are absent, One from the Other." Gen.31:49
Note: Fred and Zadie were married 45 years, divorced 6 years. She changed her name to Natalie Kendrick and married Milford Davis Dec 14, 1992-January 22, 1997 . She then remarried Mar. 30, 1997 Freddie Leroy Harrigill Sr again until she died 18 month .
Gilgal Cemetery
Claiborne Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Betty Harrigill, Hall
Record added: Dec 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45750043
Zadie Dee <i>Thomas</i> Harrigill
Added by: Betty Harrigill, Hall
Zadie Dee <i>Thomas</i> Harrigill
Added by: Betty Harrigill, Hall
Zadie Dee <i>Thomas</i> Harrigill
Added by: Betty Harrigill, Hall
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Happy Heavenly Mother's Day in Heaven, my sweet Mamma! Missing you terribly every day. As I put fresh flowers on your grave today, God reminds me that your only there in body and your soul awaits with him until I see you again. I love you!
- Betty Harrigill, Hall
 Added: May. 8, 2016
Mom, you would have been 87 today on earth but that was your worldly soul and your heavenly soul is forever.... Happy Heavely Birthday! I miss you everyday! I love you even more!
- Betty Harrigill, Hall
 Added: Feb. 12, 2016
Happy Birthday Mom! I bet GOD gave you a beautiful celebration today!! I remember you told me you liked violets. I made you a lemon cake...I remember you said it was your favorite. I love you so much & miss you terribly!Lots of Hugs & Kisses to you, MOM Y...(Read more)
- Margie
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015
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