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Creola Ethridge Thomas

July 25, 1938 ~ November 29, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Creola Neil Ethridge Thomas of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away Monday, November 29, 2021 at the age of 83. The family received
friends at Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, MO on Monday, December 6 from 1 to 2.  Receiving of friends will also be held in Tennessee at the Moss Church of Christ on Saturday, December 11 at 10:30am with funeral service at 11:30am. Burial to follow in the Moss Cemetery in Moss, TN.
 

Creola was born on July 25, 1938 in Clay County, TN and was the daughter of the late Lemuel Cecil Ethridge and Versa Mae Waddell Ethridge. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Clifton Eugene Ethridge and Viola Arlene Ethridge Buford.


Ms. Thomas was retired from AT&T after 31 years of service. She was a member of Lee’s Summit Christian Church. Creola loved gardening
and taking care of her flowers and plants. She was an avid traveler and loved planning her next trip.

She is survived by daughters, Pam Goronkin of Tybee Island, GA and Kim (Brent) Young of Olathe, KS. Step children, Glen Flowers of Dover, NH, Teddi (Rodger) Rulon of Celina, TN and Jerry (Carol) Flowers of Columbia, IN. Five grandchildren include Morgan (Travis) Norenberg of Austin, TX,
Mara Goronkin of Austin, TX, and Shane (Jenna) Goronkin of Atlanta, GA.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude. at the Langford Funeral Home in Lee's Summit, MO or Upton-Hay Funeral Home in Celina, TN

The Upton-Hay Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of  Ms. Creola Neil Ethridge Thomas.
 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 11, 2021

10:30 AM
Moss Church of Christ
7798 Clay County Hwy
Moss, TN 38575

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 11, 2021

11:30 AM
Moss Church of Christ
7798 Clay County Hwy
Moss, TN 38575

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 11, 2021

Moss Cemetery
Clay County Highway
Moss, TN 38575

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