Mildred Thomas, 101, of Ratcliff passed away Tuesday July, 18, 2017 at Paris.

She was born Sept. 3, 1915 in Hutchinson, Kan. to the late Charles and Effie Kellar Parker. Also, preceded in death was one son Melvin T. Dearing and one daughter Mary Francis Dearing. She was a retired Nurses Aid. She was a riveter during WWII and a member of First Baptist Church of Ratcliff.

Graveside service will be Friday July 21, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Charleston, under the direction of Smith Mortuary Inc.

Left to cherish her memory is one son Thomas Dearing of Hutchinson, Kan.; step daughter Norma Deen Thomas of Ratcliff; step son James F. Thomas Sr. of Paris; three grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; two step great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 201 Markham Center Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-1569.

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