Obituary for Lena P. Thomas

Lena Mae Poston Thomas, 93, of Berryville, Virginia passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Winchester, Virginia.   Prior to moving to Berryville, she lived in Bluemont, Virginia.

Mrs. Thomas was born July 1, 1917 in Loudoun County, Virginia, the daughter of Elizabeth Delilah Kelley Poston and William Lee Poston, Sr.

She was baptized at Mount Carmel Church in Bluemont, Virginia.   Her hobbies were reading and shopping at Wal-Mart.

She was married to William Howard Thomas on January 3, 1944.   Her beloved husband passed away on December 10, 1978.

Surviving are three half-brothers, Walter R. Poston of Bluemont, VA; Kenneth E. Poston and Lester R. Poston, both of Winchester, VA; one half-sister, Marguerite E. Shepherd of Charles Town, WV; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

Half-brothers, Milton Frederick Sowers, Sr. and William Lee “Sonny” Poston, Jr. and half sister, Sarah Carroll preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P. M. Friday, May 6, 2011 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.   Immediately following the visitation, we will follow in procession to Ivy Hill Cemetery, Upperville, Virginia for a graveside service with Rev. Karen Adams officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to John H. Enders Fire & Rescue, 9 S. Buckmarsh St., Berryville, VA   22611 or to Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue Department, P O Box 216, Bluemont, VA   20135.