Helen Cole Thomas - 96 1/2 years old, of Knoxville, passed away August 1, 2017 at UT Medical Center. Mrs. Thomas was a member of the Metcalf Sunday School Class at Central Baptist Church Fountain City.
Helen made Knoxville beautiful one face at a time at Merle Norman Cosmetics & Facial Spa for 55 years. She would like to let you know her work here is done. Her new mission takes her to a wonderful place in the presence of the Lord.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther M (Leta) Cole, Sr.; Sweetheart husband, Don C Thomas; and child, Don Cole Thomas; brothers, Luther M. (Helen) Cole Jr., and Samuel A. (Frances) Cole; sister, Mary E (Albert) Crawley.
She leaves behind daughter, Patricia (Steve) Noe; granddaughter, Elizabeth D. Noe: grandson, Andrew S. (Kirstin) Noe; and great grandson, Dale C. Noe; and very special friend, Wilma M. Noe; several special nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. Family and friends will gather 10:45 a.m. Friday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside services & interment at 11 a.m. with Reverend Jeff Cochran officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church Fountain City or Lupus Foundation of America. Stevens Mortuary is serving the Thomas family.
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