Fern Baldock Thomas, of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Liberty Care Center. She was 88. Born on August 1, 1929, in Akron, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Lillie C. Rubarts Drake.
Fern was a retired school teacher in Casey County from Dunnville and Phelps School, and originally taught in one room schoolhouses. She obtained her degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She was also a farmer and homemaker. She enjoyed genealogy and ceramic work. Fern was a member of Thomas Ridge Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Hollis E. Baldock, who passed away on January 19, 1998, and Delmas Thomas.
Fern is survived by two sons, Dennis (Shirley) Baldock and Donald (Sherri) Baldock, both of Liberty; a grandson, Chris (Amee) Baldock; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Tesa.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, June 24, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions of sympathy may be made to The Gideons International.
Arrangements for Ms. Thomas are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.