Eva Karen Massey Thomas , age 73, passed away on August 10, 2014 at her home in Hillsboro, Tennessee.
Mrs. Thomas was a retired Teacher with the Cooffee County School System where she taught for over 30 years at the Hillsboro Elementary School and the Coffee County Middle School. She returned to teaching on an interim basis after her retirement. She was a member of the Manchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a member of the Church Choir; volunteer with the Coffee County Child Care Board and member of the Good Samaritan Board. She loved hiking, kayaking, reading, shopping, traveling and performing in the theater.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Richard Jimmy Thomas who passed away in 2009; parents, Charles Glenn Massey and Karen Martha Scheuer Massey and daughter, Tammy Melinda Thomas.
Eva is survived by her daughter, Kamilla L. Wright and her husband John of Hillsboro, TN; son, Charles Richard Thomas of Manchester, TN; sister, Dianne Cote of Manchester, TN; brothers, Charles G. Massey of Hillsboro, TN, Bill Massey of Shelbyville, TN, Tom Massey of Soddy Daisy, TN, David Massey of Tampa, FL and Lance Massey of San Franciso, CA; two grandchildren, Malia Wright Oldham (Ben) of Oklahoma City, OK and Eve Wright of Murfreesboro, TN; an unborn baby “Oldham”; special friend, Sherman “Skip” George; traveling companion, Terri Willis; precious caregiver, Shelley Davidson; and host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation, Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home with John Wright and the Reverend Mark Barron officiating.
Burial will follow at the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery.