Irma "Rean" Lorean Thomas, 94, Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, passed away at Asbury Towers, Greencastle, May 26, 2011.
She was born in Brazil, March 13, 1917, the daughter of Richard Abel Stallcop and Nellie Rose (Spurr) Stallcop-Moxin.
On Jan. 19, 1947, she married Wendell W. Thomas, who preceded her in death in 2009. Rean worked as a trade cosmetologist in Greencastle before she and Wendell moved to Bradenton, Fla. They lived in Bradenton for 15 years.
While in Bradenton, they attended the Central Christian Disciples of Christ Church where they were both active in church activities. In 2007, they moved back to Greencastle, and have been residents of Asbury Towers since that time.
In the past, Rean and Wendell enjoyed square dancing. She also enjoyed making and collecting porcelain dolls and sewing.
Rean was a member of the Manatee Heritage Doll Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Rene is survived by her son Frank Thomas, Bradenton, Fla, grandchildren Kassandra Thomas, Atlanta, Ga., and Brooke L. Thomas, Kalamazoo, Mich., as well as a sister Louise Ends, Brazil, and many extended family members.
Services will be at French Funeral Home, Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Dr. Paul Champion officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday, from 11 a.m., until time of services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Christian Church P.O. Box 275 Greencastle, Ind., 46135.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.