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Sally Olean Thomas

June 15, 1936 — January 8, 2019

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  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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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Sink Creek Missionary Baptist Church

Sink Creek Rd, TN 37166

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