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Eleanor Wilson Thomas

Posted By Hall-Wynne On February 18, 2012 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

Mrs. Eleanor Wilson Thomas, 95, died February 18, 2012 at Twin Rivers Independent Living in Pittsboro.

Mrs. Thomas was born July 16, 1916 in Orange County, NC, a daughter of Robert Lee Wilson and Blennie Clark Wilson. Mrs. Thomas loved her family; she also enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, cooking and sewing. She liked being outdoors and tending her garden. Described as a “bridge shark”, Mrs. Thomas reveled in playing bridge and was a member of several bridge clubs. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and John Gee of Greensboro, Roxie and Andy Hardy of Wilmington; grandchildren, Lisa Andy Blair and Thomas Jennifer Leary, all of Greensboro; Karen Shawn McCall and Joel Leigh Hardy all of Wilmington; 6 great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Vance, Jackson, Lucas, Emory and Yates; and sister, Ann Lloyd of Durham. Mrs. Thomas was predeceased by her husband, William Benjamin Thomas.

The service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Eleanor Wilson Thomas will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion UMC cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 12:30 – 1:30 pm Thursday at the funeral home. Special thanks to Dr. James Holt and Jane of Hospice for their kind and loving care. Also our gratitude to her caregivers Lisa, Regina, and Missy. Also special thanks to Bob Harris.

To honor Mrs. Thomas, please consider memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits and Guestbook”.


Condolences for the family of “Eleanor Wilson Thomas”

Condolence from Susan Payne on February 19th, 2012 12:00 am

Aunt Eleanor was a remarkable lady. I remember going to her and Uncle Bill’s house. Always had fun with them. I became alot closer with Aunt Eleanor in the last few years over the phone since the passing of my father . We have had lots of great conversations together. She made me laugh. I will miss calling and hearing her voice that made me feel closer to dad. I love you Aunt Eleanor.

Condolence from Bobbie A. Brown on February 19th, 2012 12:00 am

Nancy: So sorry about the loss of your mom. You have been faithful in her care. Now I know where you got your bridge skills.

Condolence from Jennie & Howard Counts on February 19th, 2012 12:00 am

Nancy,our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. May God’s Holy Spirit and the love of your friends comfort you.

Condolence from Teresa Allen on February 20th, 2012 12:00 am

Nancy, Just wanted to let you know how much you are thought of at this time. I pray you will find great comfort through your love of Jesus Christ and all the special memories you have of your Mom. Teresa

Condolence from Pastor Pat Cronin on February 22nd, 2012 12:00 am

Thomas and family, we are holding your family up in our prayers for the Lord’s comforting grace and strength. May God bless you all!

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