Delma Yvonne Thomas, 77, entered into rest on Feb. 14, 2013, at her home following a sudden illness.
She was born Sept. 1, 1935, to Cecil M. and Zelma M. (Patton) Barker. Delma was a lifelong area resident and was a seamstress working at McGinty's Department store for 23 years. She was a member of Ozark Springs Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Delma married Merle Thomas on Jan. 26, 1954, in Neosho. He has preceded her in death.
She is survived by her children, Diane and husband, Rob Willis; and Julie and husband, Gary Russell, both of Neosho; brothers, Charley Barker of Neosho, Tommy and wife, Coeta Barker of Granby; sister, Beverly and husband, J.C. Turner of Granby; grandchildren, Jeremy Willis, Amee Stauffer, Aaron Willis, Sarah Willis, Andrew Russell, James Russell, John Russell; and great-grandchildren, Avery Willis, Yszabehl Stauffer, and Ghabriel Stauffer.
Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Neosho; Scott Hurshman officiating.
Family will receive friends and family from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Rob and Diane Willis's home located at 11102 Gateway Dr. Neosho.
Cremation services provided by Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.