Doris Delene “Dot” Thomas

Published 4:08 pm Thursday, October 10, 2013

Doris Delene “Dot” Thomas, 79, of Clanton, passed away on Oct. 9 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster.

She was born in Clanton July 6, 1934, the daughter of the late Joseph Terrell and the late Hattie Mae Moncrief Terrell.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Thomas of Clanton; daughter, Barbara Deyo of Clanton; son, Mike Thomas (Diane) of Clanton; granddaughters, Jennifer Rhodes (Gary), Rachel Watkins (Bruce) and Amanda Duke (Brandon); grandsons, Shannon Payton, Mark Payton (Hollie) and Jason Brown (Tiffany); great-granddaughters, Keera, Kinley, Alyssa, Brianna, Naomi, Taeghan, Kaydence and Lilliann; great-grandsons, Jake, Chance, Colton, Korey and Ashton and a special niece, Helen Payton (the Rev. Bruce) of Clanton.

She is preceded in death by her parents, along with daughter, Sheila Payton, son-in-law, Chester Payton, daughter, Mona Thomas; seven sisters and four brothers.

Visitation will be held on Oct. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Cleckler, the Rev. Robert Gibson and the Rev. Bruce Payton officiating.

Burial will follow in the Cane Creek Baptist Cemetery in Clanton.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home of Clanton.