Rose Mildred Thomas Roy passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013 at her son’s home in Dunnville, KY. She was 74.
She was born on September 24, 1938 at Fonthill in Russell County to the late Welby and Rose Withers Thomas.
On January 24, 1959, she married Major Roy where they live in Franklin, Indiana. In 1962, they returned to the Thomas Ridge community of Casey County where they farmed and reared their children. She was a housewife and enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting and working with her hands. She was a good cook and her kitchen was always open to anyone. She helped with the animals, crop farming and later worked as a cashier in the retail industry. She was a very devoted member of the Thomas Ridge Christian Church.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Major Roy; one sister, Hestina Wilson; and three brothers, Paul Edwin Thomas, Kenneth Eugene Thomas, and Welby Thomas, Jr.
She is survived by six children; two daughters, Ramona (Bruce) Luttrell, of Liberty and Teresa (Jerry) Morgan of Russell Springs; four sons, Trent (Lindy) Roy, Bruce (Becky) Roy, Jeffery (Angela) Roy all of Dunnville and Stevie (Patricia)Roy of Russell Springs; fifteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl Mac Thomas of Shepherdsville, KY; two great-aunts, Zella Owens and Margie Roy both of Russell Springs, KY; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 11:00 A.M. Tuesday February 5, 2013 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn and Bro. John Westerfield officiating. Burial will be at the Thomas Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation is Monday from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Robbie Morgan, Brian Roy, Chris Roy, John Roy, Jeremy Morgan , Nicholas Roy, Brandon Patton and Justin Rodgers.
Honorary pallbearers are Alicia Roy, Jessica Miller, Mary Beth Hammond, Brandon Absher, Bentley Roy Emily Miller and Landon Roy.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be given to Gideon Bibles or Thomas Ridge Christian Church.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.