OBITUARY

Lucy Boyd Thomas

April 5, 1930September 29, 2020

With a heavy heart, we announce the passing of Lucy Boyd Thomas, 90, of Statesville, NC formerly of Bradshaw, WV on September 29, 2020 at 11:22am.

Lucy was a dedicated Christian with deep and abiding faith and was loved by all. Lucy had a passion for gardening and would spend hours tending to thousands of daylilies. Lucy’s legacy will be remembered as raising a strong family circle. She loved to entertain and cook Christmas dinner. As a family we will forever cherish the many holidays spent together.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, James Holly Boyd and Sarah Ann Deel Boyd; husband, Cecil Thomas and longtime companion Clarence Blevins; two sons Lewis Thomas and Mac Thomas; daughter-in-law Diana Thomas and great-grandson Paxton Thomas. Siblings Mable Boyd Hagy, Fanny Boyd Pruitt, Arthur Boyd, Steve Boyd and James Kenard Boyd Sr.

She is survived by her children, Phyllis Hagerman, Janey Lester (Bradford), and John Thomas (Candace Vangile), all of Statesville, NC; daughter-in-law, Linda Thomas of Gilbert, SC, and step-son, Kenny Blevins (Jackie) of Bradshaw, WV. She is further survived by her sisters, Avanell Boardwine and Josephine Hibbitts of Grundy, VA; half-sisters, Becky Boyd of Russell Prater, VA and Mattie Boyd of Hurley, VA.; grandchildren, Edward Morris, Mark Hagerman (Renee), Shanna Parris (Wayne),Tracey Thomas (Chris), Lewis Thomas (Brigitt), David Thomas (Marjorie), Jennifer Johnson (Shawn), Mac Thomas Jr (Amanda), Jason Lester, John Robert Thomas (Rebecca), Hilarie Thomas, Chelsea Thomas, Andrew Morris, Cory Morris, Sherri Coble (Randy), Jimmy Bowles (Connie), Bradley Blevins (Stephanie) and Kathie Blankenship (Doyle); an abundance of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren to numerous to count. She was also survived by nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will like to express their love and appreciation to Thelma Blankenship of Iaeger, WV for being a wonderful friend to Lucy for over thirty years.

Mrs. Thomas will lie in state, Friday, October 2, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, at Bunch Johnson Funeral Home 705 Davie Ave Statesville, NC 28677. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm in the Chapel with Brother Albert “Jimmy” Rowe officiating. Graveside service will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Thomas family.

Services

  • Lie In State

    Friday, October 2, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 2, 2020

  • Burial

    Friday, October 2, 2020

Memories

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Gloria Haun

September 30, 2020

Lucy blessed everyone she knew with her wonderful smile and her kind loving heart.
What a wonderful family and so many wonderful memories.

Yvonne Bailey

September 30, 2020

Prayers for peace and comfort to the family. Many beautiful memories of all the wonderful food she and Thelma prepared as I worked in our small town Iaeger,WV

Larkin Rippeth

September 30, 2020

Lucy was my friend and neighbor for many year! I grew up playing many games of basketball with Mac and Lewis on the outside court at Bradshaw Jr. High School. Later I became friend with their younger brother John and nephew Mark Hagerman. Enjoyed play basketball with John also. RIP my dear friend!

Larkin Rippeth

September 30, 2020

Lucy was my neighbor and friend for many years! I played many games of basketball with Mac and Lewis, who were also my friends. Later I got to know John and played some basketball with him. They were all a part of a great childhood here in the Bradshaw, WV area. RIP my dear friend!

Beverly Shepherd

September 30, 2020

Will be missed. Lucy was neighbor of my in Bradshaw for years. My deepest sympathy to all of her family.
Love, Della

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FROM THE FAMILY

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