|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1907|
Additional information below has been supplied by: Carol Bestick
Jessie T. Thomas, 92, died peacefully in her sleep at Helen Porter Nursing Home in Middlebury, where she had resided for over five years.
Jessie was born in Hinesburg on April 23, 1907, one of ten children born to Fred and Daisy Mae (Baker) Tracy.
She married Clark R. Thomas of Monkton on Oct. 8, 1932. He died Jan. 14, 1983.
Jessie was always very active in her community and the Friends' Methodist Church of Monkton, of which she was a member. She also belonged to many organizations including the Florona Grange. For many years, she was a hot lunch cook/agent at Monkton Elementary School.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Norma Thomas of Monkton; a daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Bruce Richardson of Greensboro; a foster daughter, Mildred Freeman of Vergennes; a foster son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Anne Coolidge of Monkton; six grandchilren, Patrick Thomas of Montpelier, Michael Thomas of East Middlebury, Denise Brooks of Bristol, Amy Jo Richardson of Craftsbury, Bradley Richardson of Saco, Maine, and Cory Richardson of Scarborough, Maine; seven great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Mildred Tracy of Monkton; her brother-in-law, Leon Place of Hinesburg; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; nine brothers and sisters; and an infant daughter.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at 11 a.m. at the Friends' Methodist Church in Monkton. The Rev. Gordon Mitchinson, Pastor, will officiate.
A private graveside committal service and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Friends' Methodist Church, c/o Priscilla Pierce, P.O. Box 105, Monkton, Vt. 05469, or to Monkton First Response, c/o Helen Layn, 4149 Mountain Road, Bristol, Vt. 05443. Sanderson Funeral Service of Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.
Clark Rollin Thomas (1901 - 1983)
Gail Dee Thomas (1936 - 1936)*
East Monkton Cemetery
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Apr 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36557002