Joyce Thomas

Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Pastor Tommy Hall was to officiate.
Burial was to follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were to be Colton Rinker, Connor Rinker, Teddy Montgomery, Tim Quinn, Ron Bates, Ken Asher, Tom Owens and Farris Duncan. Honorary pallbearers were to be Wayne McClure, George Goddard, Dave Stewman, Pete Cooley and Vanoy Cox.
Mrs. Thomas was born Aug. 14, 1928, in Talihina, Okla., daughter of the late James L. and Beatrice (Engram) Ledford. She married Ruben R. Thomas June 5, 1947. He died Jan. 27, 1993.
Mrs. Thomas had been employed in the dietary department at the former Obion County General Hospital and was a homemaker. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Union City.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Steve Vaughn of Union City; her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Barbara Thomas of Union City; two granddaughters and their husbands, Rhonda and Michael Rinker of Union City and Julie and Brad Carraway of Dyersburg; and four great-grandchildren, Colton Rinker of Dresden, Connor Rinker of Union City and Hannah Carraway and Chloe Carraway, both of Dyersburg.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Ruby Lois Thomas; her twin brother, Louis Ledford; and her brother, James Ledford.
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