Rebecca Ann I. Thomas (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

BELVEDERE, S.C. - Mrs. Rebecca Ann Irwin Thomas, born Nov. 8, 1922, went home to the Lord on Oct. 23, 2011. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 in the Rowland Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J. Earl Welch officiating. Interment will be in Pineview Memorial Park. Mrs. Thomas was a member of Bel-Ridge Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday School Class. She was a former member of the Belvedere Women's Club where she was past president, Woman of the Year and helped organize Belvedere Teen Town. She was well loved and will be missed. Survivors include her husband of 68 years, John E. Thomas; three children, Patricia Watson and her husband Charles of Belvedere, SC, Judy Hardy of Lincolnton, GA and Denis Thomas and his wife Karen of Sweetwater, SC; a brother, Wallace Irwin; a sister, Helen Myers both of Knoxville, TN; eight grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. The family will receive friends at Rowland Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 5 until 7 PM. Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children's Home 810 Maxwell Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646 Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneral Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.