Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX


Rogean Theresa Thomas

December 31, 1943October 4, 2019

Rogean Theresa Thomas, 75, of Paris, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled a Mass of Christian Burial for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9th, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Denzil Vithanage officiating. Burial will follow in Detroit Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Thomas, the daughter of Raymond & Doris Rhoades Freeby, was born Dec. 31, 1943, in Wamego, Kansas. Her career at St. Joseph’s Hospital spanned 24 years before her retirement. She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Her husband, John Thomas, preceded her in death as did a grandson, James Leatherman. Survivors include six children; Deborah Buhrle of Paris, Kenny Thomas of Bonham, Brenda Jackson & husband James of AR, Tim Thomas of OH, Raymond Thomas & wife Nysa of Knoxville, TN, and Beverly Thomas of FL, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, eleven siblings; Donna Paine of Rossville, KS, Leonard Freeby & wife Mildred of Dallas, Jerry Freeby & wife Patricia of Rossville, KS, Janet Freeby of AZ, Joan Graves & husband Bob of Topeka, KS, Doris Marshall & husband Stanley of El Dorado, KS, Sharon Freeby of AZ, Sheryl Freeby of AZ, Teresa Berberick & husband Jim of TN, Bill Freeby & wife Carmen of Kansas City, Kansas, and Denise Freeby of St. Louis, MO along with a plethora of nieces, nephews and friends.


  • Rosary Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Rogean Theresa Thomas

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Leo Stellpflug

October 6, 2019

Rogean was SPECIAL. She and I (and our children) shared many experiences over the years. She always had a friendly smile and kind words.. A very faithful Catholic now with the Lord. Sincere condolences to the family.

Paula Cole

October 6, 2019

So sorry for you loss she was such a sweet lady and I will miss talking to her when she went on her walk's.

Carol Grimmett

October 6, 2019

So sorry for your loss.