Mrs. Sally Olean Thomas, 82, of Smithville passed away on January 8, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born in McMinnville, TN on June 15, 1936. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matthew Barks and Cora Bell Clemons Barks; husband, Nelson “Ray” Thomas; and all her siblings except one.
She is survived by sons, Randy Thomas of Woodbury, Wiley Daniel “Danny” Thomas of Morrison, David (Ginny) Thomas of Woodbury; Dennis “Duck” (Sherri) Thomas of Smithville; daughter, Rebecca “Sissy” (Sandro) Aguirre of McMinnville; brother, Merl Barks of McMinnville; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mrs. Thomas loved her family. Raising five children was a rewarding part of her life. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren always put a smile on her face. She enjoyed relaxing on the couch and watching tv during her spare time. She attended Sink Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Smithville.
A memorial service will be held at Sink Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 570 Sink Creek Rd., Smithville, TN 37166, on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2 pm. The family will visit prior to the service from 11am-2pm at the church. Bob Zollinger will officiate. Due to her unexpected passing the family is requesting memorial donations to assist with the expenses. There is a link on our website to donate at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Memories and condolences for the family may also be shared on our website. Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337
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