Posted on Oct 30, 2013 - 01:07 PM

Winifred W. Thomas "Winnie," age 85, of Onemo, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.

She graduated from Elizabeth Buxton School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She practiced nursing across the state, following her husband, the Rev. William Alan Thomas, on his many Methodist Charges.

Winifred was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and the Mathews County Woman’s Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. William Alan Thomas, and a son, A. Gordon Thomas.

She is survived by two sons, William L. Thomas and John R. Thomas; two daughters, Teresa Thomas and Jamie Naab; two sisters, Jean White and Audrey Wilson, and one brother, Richard Leon White, and a brother-in-law, Leonard Wilson. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home Chapel, Mathews. The family will receive friends immediately after the service. Burial will be private.

Memorials may be made to the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 723, Mathews, Va. 23109.