Omie Bertha Thomas (born Kelly)

Born:Oct 28 1920 In:  Lee County, North Carolina
Died:Jan 1 2004 (at age 83)In:  Sanford, Lee County, North Carolina

Immediate family

Charles Franklin Kelly
Her father
Omie Whitie Kelly (born Howard)
Her mother
Gattis Franklin Kelly
Her brother
Shelton Barrett Kelly
Her brother
Eunice Harriet Measamer (born Kelly)
Her sister
Edna Mae Thomas (born Kelly)
Her sister
Thomas Britton Kelly
Her brother
Watson Perry Kelly
Her brother

Source citations

Page: Omie Bertha Thomas (born Kelly)
Confidence: Secondary evidence
Date: Feb 19 2016
Citation text:
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[Jeff WesterII.FTW]




SANFORD - Bertha Kelly Thomas, of Sanford, died Thursday January 1, 2004.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shallow Well United Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Born in Lee County, Mrs. Thomas was a daughter of the late Charlie and Whitie Howard Kelly. She was the widow of the late Elmer "Billy" Thomas.

Mrs. Thomas was a nurse. During her career, she worked for the Lee County Hospital, Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod and Dr. Daily. She was a member of the Shallow Well United Church of Christ. Mrs. Thomas was also preceded in death by brothers, Gattis Kelly, Shelton "Shack" Kelly, Britton Kelly, Watson P. "Hoss" Kelly, and a sister, Edna Thomas.

Mrs. Thomas is survived by two sons, Steve Thomas and wife Faye, and Wayne Thomas and wife Joyce, all of Sanford; two brothers, Howard Kelly and Otis Kelly, both of Sanford; two sisters, Eunice Johnson and Grace Wicker, both of Sanford; granddaughters, Dale Profio and husband Paul, Wendy McNeill and husband Jerry and Kim Thomas; great-grandchildren, Jessica Barber, Melinda Barber, Katie Barber, Thomas McNeil, Tyler Profio and Anna Profio.

The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made to Shallow Well United Church of Christ, 1220 Broadway Road, Sanford, N.C. 27330.

Arrangements are by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.
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