Florene Thomas passed away on October 20, 2022 at age 89. The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Russ Stephens, is 3 p.m. Sunday, October 23, 2022 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service at 3 p.m.
Florene Rich Thomas was born in New Market AL to Motie J. Ward Rich and Valter A. Rich. She loved the daycare she owned for many years. She enjoyed sewing and searching flea markets for antiques. Mrs. Thomas had belonged to Immanuel Baptist Church for many years, then Silver Springs Baptist Church.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by children: Betty (Gary) Cassetty, Frank (Tammy) Thomas, Sue (James) Denney, and John (Paula) Thomas; many beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and sister: Allane Campbell. She is preceded in death by husband Lewis Y. Thomas, parents Motie and Valter Rich, sisters Helen Bean, Melvina Cantrell, Gertrude York, and Lois Hartburger, and brothers Clyde Rich and Alfred Rich. Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.