Norma Jean Thomas, 91, wife of the late of Fred L. Thomas, Sr., died Friday, February 26, 2021 at St. Francis Hospital.
Born in Altavista, VA, she was the daughter of the late John Ester and Olive Willis Waldrop.
Mrs. Thomas was a member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for over 40 years. She had worked for Dunean Mill prior to raising her family. She later worked at Eastside High School for 10 years.
She is survived by daughter, Andrea Riley (Tracy); son, Fred L. Thomas, Jr. (Laralei); three grandchildren, Tucker, Thomas (Danielle), and Rob Riley; and great-granddaughter Nora Kate Riley.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sister, Ruth Sylvester; brother, Harold Waldrop; her twin sister, June Waldrop; and sister, Billie Jo Tennis.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Graceland East Memorial Park. Guests are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines on social distancing at to wear a mask.
Memorials may be made to Brushy Creek Baptist Church, 4999 Old Spartanburg Rd., Taylors, SC 29687.