Rita Jane Thomas

Rita Jane Thomas, 90, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Jefferson County, and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Francis Augustine Thomas; parents, Lambert Thomas and Ida Kathryn Redmond Thomas; four brothers, Bill, Joe, Kenny, and David Thomas; and two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Allen and Frances Ziegler. She is survived by her son, Kenny Thomas of Elizabethtown; seven daughters, Carmen M. Curtiss (Craig), Donna L. Thomas, Robyn Thomas, Karen Thomas, and Brenda Thomas (John) all of Elizabethtown, Jan Thomas (David) of Cecilia, and Terry Bull (John) of Georgetown, TX; a sister, Margaret "Ginny" Bowling of Elizabethtown; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Rev. Ben Brown officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Monday and continues after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home. A Prayer Vigil will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Vincent dePaul. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Monday, December 30, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, December 31, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church