Jacqueline S. Thomas, 69, of Taylorville, passed away on January 21, 2013, at 1:32 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Jacqueline was born in Taylorville on November 25, 1943, the daughter of George and Marge (Cordray) Gillock.
She married Kenneth D. Thomas Jr. on February 2, 1962 in Urbana, IL. He preceded her in death in 1966.
She was an LPN at St. Vincent Memorial Hospital in Taylorville for over 30 years.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Mt. Auburn. She dearly loved her grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Kenneth D. (Karen) Thomas III of Springfield, IL, Richard L. (Kim) THomas of Lavernia, TX; by daughter, Susan Noelle (Thomas) William Patton of Mechanicsburg; grandchildren, Nelida Patton (Chase) Ramirez, Naarah Patton, N’Shell Patton, Niesa Patton, Will David Patton, Benjamin Thomas, Zebulon Thomas, Faith Thomas, Leah Thomas; great-grandchildren, Emanuel Tomas Ramirez and Kenneth Curtis Patton; brothers, George David (Beverly) Gillock of North Ridgeville, OH, Joseph (Barb) Gillock of Mt. Auburn; sister, Teresa (Jon) Andersen of Albert Lea, MN; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Mt. Auburn, IL.
Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Pastor Robert Cook will officiate. Sign her online guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Arrangements are being made by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville.
Funeral services for Jacqueline S. Thomas, 69, of Taylorville, were held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Mt. Auburn, with burial at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Mt. Auburn, IL. Pastor Robert Cook officiated the service. Casket bearers were Patrick Quinlan, Steve Quinlan, Chase Ramirez, Wade Patrick, Dwight Patrick and Duane Patrick. Honorary bearers were Shane Moore, Sabrina Andersen, Kristen Gillock, Erica Gillock Powers, Emily Gillock Green, Allison Gillock Gates, Melissa Gillock Habing, Kim Gillock Carter, Erin Gillock, Gwyn Thomas Dunlap, Natalie Thomas, Laura Lishka, Arlyn Baggot and Nicole Baggot.