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Russell County News, Thursday, June 17, 1948

Funeral Held For Case Thomas

Case Thomas, 57 years old, son of Theodore J. and Nannie J. Watson Thomas, of Dunnville, died at his home in Peoria, Illinois, June 7, 1948. He married Mary W. Dick in Liberty, Ky., November 24, 1909. To that union were born two children, a son Vertree, who preceded him in death, and a daughter, Gertrude, at home. He had been ill for a year.

He was a member of the Dunnville Christian church and lived a devoted Christian life, and was held in high esteem by his host of friends.

He is survived by his wife, one daughter, two brothers, Alfonzo Thomas, Virden, Ill., and Ray Thomas, of Dunnville, and also by one sister, Mrs. James Leigh, of Dunnville, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at Dunnville June 11 at 10:00 a.m., conducted by Revs. H.J. Conover and L.C. Young, with burial in Thomastown cemetery.

Pruitt funeral home of this city [Jamestown, Ky.] had charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Thomas' name appears on the Thomastown Cem. list as do those of his wife, daughter, son (name given as Vertreece in the list), brother Ray, and sister Lillie May (surname given as Lay rather than Leigh) and her husband, James Lay.