Posted: Friday, October 19, 2012 4:01 pm
Helen Ailene Thomas McDaniel, 92, of Union City died Oct. 19, 2012, at Union City Manor Nursing Home.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Gardens. Dr. Cecil Sewell will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at White-Ranson Funeral Home.
She was born May 1, 1920, in Fulton County, Ky., the daughter of the late Willie and Pearl Watson Thomas. She married Robert McDaniel on April 12, 1941, and he died June 5, 1992.
She worked for many years at the former Salant & Salant, was a member of Union City’s First Baptist Church and was a member of the church’s 39ers Club.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce James of Old Hickory; her son, Winston McDaniel of Springfield, Pa.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchidren; her sister, Lakie Morgan of Atlanta; her brother, Alton Thomas of Union City; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Nolan Thomas, Percy Thomas and Gaylon Thomas.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.
Published in The Messenger 10.19.12