Betty Jean (Mendenhall) Thomas passed from this life on Friday evening, September 25, 2015 at the age of 86. Betty was born April 3, 1929 in Red Fork, OK to William Voschel and Elfreda (Short) Mendenhall. At an early age, the family moved to Tulsa where she was raised and received her education. On August 8, 1947 she was united in marriage to Dalton “Pete” Thomas in Tulsa. They made their home in Tulsa until moving to Owasso in 1963. They have made Skiatook home for the past sixteen years. Betty had been an active participant in her church, the Victory Temple Pentecost Church of God for many years. She also enjoyed collecting dolls and glassware.
Those that survive include her husband – Dalton of the home; one son Douglas Thomas and wife Tina of Skiatook; a grandson Joshua Thomas of Tulsa; one sister Bonnie McGuire of Arkoma, OK and many nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and two brothers.
Visitation will be held Monday, September 28, 2015 from 3-6pm at Mowery Funeral Service. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 29th in the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Joe Gooden officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa.
Arrangements and services have been entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. www.moweryfs.com