Irene Thomas, 94, of Statham, died Wednesday, December 3, 2008.
Born in Clarke County, she was the daughter of the late Upson P. and Beulah Bone Aaron. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and was retired from Statham Garment Company. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur May Thomas; and sons Tommy and Jack Thomas.
Survivors include son, Grover Thomas, Statham; sons and daughters-in-law, William Trammell and Patricia S. Thomas, Monroe; Donald Lee and Clara Thomas and Jerry and Shirley J. Thomas, all of Statham; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Jimmy Garrett, Statham; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-great-children; and four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Alma Sexton, Travis City, Mich.; brothers, Euval Aaron, Athens; Chadler Aaron, Statham; and Tommy Aaron, Winder; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 6, at Smith Memory Chapel, with the Revs. Ronnie Healan and Tim Aaron officiating. Burial was in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.