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Marjorie Thomas

May 16, 1926 — October 2, 2017

Goreville-Marjorie Ann Thomas, 91, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017.  Marjorie was born May 16, 1926 in Barrington, Illinois to Samuel G. and Lorena E. (Davis) Blank.  She married Ora Thomas on Jan. 20, 1952 in Springfield, IL.  Marjorie graduated Elgin High School in 1944 and worked at Chicago Rawhide and Eagle Foods in Elgin, IL.  She attended Goreville First Baptist Church.   She was preceded in death by her parents, 12 siblings, her husband, and an infant son.  Those mourning her loss are son, Gary (Betsy) Lange of Bradenton, FL and daughter, Joyce (Dick) Kelley of Goreville; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Her wishes were to be cremated.  A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7pm at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with Pastor Brian Murley officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 5pm until the time of service at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at Pleasant Grove Cemetery south of Buncombe. Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/Marion, IL 62959. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)

812 S Broadway, Goreville, IL 62939

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