OBITUARY

Bobbie Jean Thomas

April 4, 1936August 4, 2018

Bobbie J. Thomas, age 82, of South Knoxville, passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was of the Christian faith. Bobbie was an avid reader, loved to crochet, knit and make handmade quilts for her family and loved ones. She is survived by children, Robin Geldrich (Butch), Kelly Braden, Dr. H. Dan Thomas (Beth); grandchildren, Steffanie G. Campbell, Jacob Geldrich (Brooke), Mary E. Duboise (Jason) and Rachel Thomas; great-grandchildren, Sydney Geldrich, Kaitlyn Campbell, MacKenzie Geldrich, Riley Geldrich and Porter Wade Geldrich; brother, Col. Sam Lyles (Wanda); nephew, Scott Lyles (Katie); great-nephew, Travis Lyles and great-niece, Amanda Lyles. Preceded in death by husband, Herbert Thomas; parents, Freeman and Mildred Lyles; son-in-law, Wade Braden. The family would like to thank mother’s special neighbors, the Ali family and Dana Booten; University of Tennessee Hospice Services and First Light Home Care, as well as the Knoxville area emergency response teams. Per Bobbie’s request, the family will have a Call of Convenience on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Highway. Family and friends will meet for a graveside services at Woodlawn Cemetery on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Harmony Family Center, 118 Mabry Hood Road, Suite 400, Knoxville, TN 37922 or www.harmonyfamilycenter.org. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Call of Convenience Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, August 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Taylor Fraser

August 9, 2018

Kelly,

Sending you all of my love and wishing you peace.

Taylor

Rachael Ellis

August 9, 2018

Kelly,
I am truly sorry to hear about your loss. Your mother was a great woman and she will be truly missed and always remembered. I cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now, but I would like to offer my prayers and condolences. If you need anything at all, I am here to help you.

Rachael Ellis

Marsha Sliker

August 9, 2018

Kelly,
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Marsha

Patricia Curtis

August 8, 2018

Your momma was a precious woman. She will truly be missed. You and your families will be in our thoughts and prayers. Trish Reeves Curtis and Lois Reeves.

Marie Fox

August 5, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. May God bless and comfort you with sweet memories of Bobbi Jean. She was such a sweet person. Kermit & Marie Fox

FROM THE FAMILY