GREENSBORO Novie Welch Thomas, 73, of Greensboro, beloved wife, mother, and friend, passed away on her 51st Wedding Anniversary, November 18, 2012, at Moses Cone Hospital.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rehobeth United Methodist Church. The interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Skyline Memorial Gardens in Mt. Airy.
Mrs. Thomas was born November 2, 1939, in Surry County, NC to the late Cecil Welch and Elma Redman Welch. She was a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her daughter, Amanda Dare Thomas and her brother, William R. (Bill) Welch.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband of 51 years, Joe C. Thomas, Jr. of the home; her children, Angela Thomas Pharr of Greensboro, Craig Thomas also of Greensboro, Jonathan Thomas of Johnson City, TN and her seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Rehobeth United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to Rehobeth United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 4475 Rehobeth Church Road, Greensboro, NC 27406.
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