Lennis H. Thomas

16 March, 192624 April, 2021

Lennis Hoyle Thomas, age 95, passed away Saturday at his home.

He was inducted into the Army right out of Central high School to go into World War II. After returning home from the war, he went to the University of Tennessee where he graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked at the Oak Ridge facility in the Y-12 Division. Lennis enjoyed being in some engineering groups where he had many friends who have preceded him in death.

During his retirement years, he raised cattle on his farm land in Loudon County.

Lennis is survived by his wife Mildred; two sons, Warren (Nancy) and Bruce (Pamela); also three sisters and one brother.

There will be a private graveside service at Berry Highland Memorial.

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Don Eiler

25 April 2021

Our deepest sympathy in your loss. It was an honor and a pleasure to know and work with Lennis for many years.

Mary Keener

25 April 2021

I will always remember how much fun Lennis and my mother had with the produce from his garden. She enjoyed the tomatoes especially, and so did I. Lennis always made sure I got some!

C. Wayne Parker

25 April 2021

Warren and family, we are so sorry for the passing of Lennis. May God bless you with His peace as you are warmed by Jesus’ love and comforted by the Holy Spirit.
Wayne and Martha Parker

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