Clantis Thomas (PENDLETON, S.C.)

PENDLETON, S.C. - Clantis Sue Franklin Thomas, 94, of 626 Medlock Circle, died Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at the Hospice House of Anderson. Born in Aiken, she was a daughter of the late Burgess M. and Ida Virginia Creed Franklin. She was retired from Milliken where she worked for 32 years. She was a member of University Lutheran Church in Clemson and the Hilltoppers. Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Dyar and husband Hugh of Pendleton; two sisters, Doris Redd of Aiken, Bernice Cone, of N. Augusta; seven grandchildren, Kathy Hestir, David Dyar, Scott Dyar, Tina Peterson, Michael Thomas, Betsy McClellan, Sherrie Templeton, fifteen great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frontis Odel Thomas, Sr.; a son, Frontis O. Thomas, Jr.; two sisters; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be 3 PM Thursday, in the chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Hartsell officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens. Visitation will be prior to the service of Thursday from 2 PM until 3 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Rainey Hospice House of Anderson; 1835 Rogers Road; Anderson, SC 29621 or to University Lutheran Church; 111 Sloan Street; Clemson, SC 29631. The family is at the home. Condolences may be expressed onlice at or in person at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central-Clemson Commons. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-December 17, 2008