September 10, 1948 - March 28, 2020
Mrs. Mary Thomas, 71, of Louisiana, MO, passed away on March 28, 2020 at the University of MO Hospital in Columbia, MO. Private Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana, MO. Mary was born on September 10, 1948 in Louisiana, MO to Charles Lawrence and Willamae Stewart Lawrence. She was married to William “Hoss” Thomas in 1968 and to this union was born 3 children. She is survived by 2 sons, William Joseph Thomas (Liz) of Bowling Green, MO, and Charles Scott Thomas (Jamie Taden) of Bowling Green, MO, a daughter, Christina “Tina” Green (Bobby) of Louisiana, MO, 10 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, a brother, Charles “Ronnie” Lawrence of Louisiana, MO, and her significant other, Joe DeLise of Louisiana, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Willamae Lawrence. Mary was a graduate of Louisiana High School with the Class of 1966. Most of her career she worked as a dispatcher for the City of Louisiana Police and Fire Departments and later worked for a home healthcare service in the Shelbina Area. She was a Girl Scout Leader for 12 years, a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 370 in Louisiana and she had attended the Centenary United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and they considered her the Best Grandma Ever. She also enjoyed taking care of her dogs. Due to the COVID-19 virus, The CDC guidelines has required that Collier Funeral Home limit the number of family and friends to be present at the services. We, the family, understand that you may want to be with us during our time of loss, but for safety reasons, we understand your absence. Collier Funeral Home offers other options on their website, Facebook page, through condolences, sympathies, donations and flowers as an expression of your sympathy. Thank you for your concern and consideration. Collier Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mary Thomas, 71, of Louisiana, MO, passed away on March 28, 2020 at the University of MO Hospital in Columbia, MO. Private Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana,... View Obituary & Service Information
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