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Thomas, Lewis Yates

Reverend Lewis Thomas passed away on Feb. 23, 2018 at age 88. A funeral service was held Feb. 26 at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon.

Reverend Thomas was ordained a Southern Baptist minister in 1958. He served as a pastor at Bellwood Baptist Church, Macedonia Baptist Church, and Webb’s Chapel Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army from 1951-1953, then worked at TRW in Lebanon for 32 years.

Reverend Thomas is survived by wife of 66 years, Florene Rich Thomas; children Betty (Gary) Cassetty, Frank (Tammy) Thomas, Sue (James) Denney, and John (Paula) Thomas; eight grandchildren; nine adopted grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and sister Ruth Hall. He is preceded in death by parents John James and Penelope Ann Barnes Thomas, sister Imogene Steiner, and brothers Joseph, James and Oscar.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN  615.444.9393.

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