Life Story / Obituary


Eleon Thomas, age 90, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at Aurora Medical Center, Kenosha. She was born in LeFlore County, MS, August 19, 1926, daughter of the late Fred Sanders and Laura Neal.

Eleon attended Nursing School in Chicago, IL and on May 5, 1962, she was united in marriage to Corlethus Thomas. They moved to Racine where Eleon was employed by St. Luke’s Hospital retiring in 1991. She was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed watching horse racing, traveling, quilting and knitting. Eleon was a devoted wife, sister, and aunt who will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her husband, Corlethus; sisters, Beulah (Eugene) Walker, Louella Hunt all of Moorhead, MS; sisters-in-law, Alice Rice, Beatrice Robinson, and Ruby Thomas; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

A Homegoing celebration will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1120 Grand Ave, with Bishop Lawrence L. Kirby officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday at the church 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 a.m.