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Roxie S. Thomas, 85 Of Pamplin Dies Thurs., June 3

PAMPLIN, June 8 – Roxie Shelton Thomas, 85, of Pamplin, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Daniel Thomas.

Born in Greene County, Tennessee on February 10, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Luther and Margaret Shelton. She was a member of Elon Baptist Church and worked in several garment factories as a seamstress.

She is survived by three daughters, Margie C. Covington (Walker) of Pamplin, Shirley T. Huskey (Melvin) of Farmville, and Jean T. Revenew of Raleigh, NC; two sons, Melvin B. Thomas (Brenda) of Appomattox and Robert W. Thomas (Jane) of Pamplin; sister, Arizona Ramsey of Pamplin; two brothers, Paul Shelton of New Castle, IN and Andrew Shelton of Greensboro, NC; nine grandchildren; six great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 6, at Elon Baptist Church by the Rev. Josh Tompkins. Burial followed in Rocks Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to all the employees at Appomattox Health and Rehabilitation for their loving care of Roxie.

Those wishing to make memorials please consider the Appomattox Rescue Squad, PO Box 57, Appomattox, VA 24522 or the Pamplin Volunteer Fire and EMS Department, PO Box 1099, Pamplin, VA 23958.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Appomattox, served the family and an online condolence may be sent at www.robinsonfuneral.com