PETERSBURG - Jeanette M. Thomas,
74, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17,
2009 at the JasperMemorialHospital in Jasper.
She was born April 10, 1935
to Albert and Mary (Carpenter) Tardiff.
On Nov. 22, 1953 she
married Marion Thomas and he survives.
Jeanette lived in Petersburg for
the past 44 years moving there from Martinsville.
She was a homemaker and salesperson for Fuller Brush for 10 years. She was
member of the PetersburgChurch
of the Nazarene where she sang in the church choir. She was also a volunteer
with the DaviessCountyHospital in Washington
where she was a pink lady. She helped with the PTO as a member and a officer and was also a 4-H leader.
She is survived by a son Philip Thomas of Petersburg; two daughters, Mary
Thomas of Winslow, Jean (Thomas) Smith of Petersburg; four grandchildren, Eric
Smith, Jessica (Smith) Aldridge, Amy Mitchell, Ethan Rolens;
one great-grandchild, Payton Readle; two brothers,
Albert Tardiff and Leo Tardiff
both of Florida; three sisters, Theresa Conner, Doris "Dee" Spencer
and Jean Wallace, all of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons Jerry and Andrew Thomas;
two sisters; and one brother.
Funeral services will be at
(EDT) Wednesday Oct. 21, 2009
at the PetersburgChurch
of the Nazarene, with Pastor Michael P. Elliott officiating.
Visitation will be from
Tuesday EDT at the PetersburgChurch
of the Nazarene and Wednesday
until the service hour at the church. Interment will be at a later date.
Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in OaklandCity
is handling the arrangements.