Dateline: May 11, 2006
Funeral services for Onita
Rampy Thomas, age 69, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9,
2006, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Larry White of
Amarillo and Rev. Eddy Helms, Pastor of the Faith Baptist Church in
Wellington, officiating. Burial
was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Thomas died
Friday, May 5, 2006, in Clarendon. She
was born in Potosi, Texas, and spent her early life in Donley County.
She was a resident of Amarillo before returning to Clarendon in
1964. She graduated from
Lelia Lake High School in 1954 and then from Northwest Texas Hospital
School of Nursing as an RN. She
worked at Northwest Texas Hospital for several years, then Adair Hospital
in Clarendon, later at the Donley County Rural Health Clinic, and then the
Clarendon Family Medical Center. She
had served on the Clarendon College Nursing Advisory Board, the Donley
County Hospital District Board of Directors, the Donley County Senior
Citizens Board, and with the American Cancer Society – Donley County
Chapter. She worked many
years as a Boy Scout Mother and was active in many areas of the First
Baptist Church. She married
Claude Irven “Bud” Thomas on August 17, 1957, at Amarillo.
She had been an RN for the past 50 years.
She was preceded in
death by her husband on May 29, 1997; two brothers, Delbert Rampy and Don
Rampy; and a sister, Jo Beth Warren.
four sons, James Thomas and wife Marva of Clarendon; Irven Thomas and wife
Kim of Texoma, Oklahoma; Gary Thomas and wife Judy of Clarendon; and Arlis
Thomas of Clarendon; two sisters, Willa Bolin of Texoma, Oklahoma, and
Janette Baumberger of Amarillo; three brothers, Troy Rampy of Santa Clara,
California; Aubrey Rampy of Engram, Texas; and Lynn Rampy
of Las Cruses, New Mexico; and ten grandchildren.
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