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Cecil Lee Thomas

Born - Saturday, August 24, 1907

Baileyville, Nemaha County, Kansas

Married - Tuesday, September 17, 1929

Kimball, Brule County, South Dakota

Died - Monday, May 2, 1981

White Lake Nursing Home

Kimball, Brule County, South Dakota

Buried - Thursday, May 5, 1981

Kimball Cemetery, Kimball, South Dakota

Lot -1  ~ Block 14


Thomas Family Head Stone



Cecil Lee Thomas





Cecil L. Thomas

Funeral Services for Cecil Thomas 73, were held Tuesday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Kimball with the Reverend Glenn Phillips officiating. Burial was in Kimball Cemetery. Cazer Funeral Homes was in charge of the arrangements.

He died May 2 at a White Lake nursing home.

He was born August 24, 1907, at Baileyville, Kansas. He was a lifetime resident of the Kimball area. He was a member of the Willow Lake School Board and Township Board for several years.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and had served on the church council. He married Leta Parriott at Kimball,

September 17, 1929.

Survivors include his widow; two sons, Darold and Leonard, both of Kimball; three daughters, Mrs. Lyle (Velva) Heath, Rapid City, Vivian Cleland, Chamberlain, Mrs. Dale (Elaine) Stanek, Kimball; 20 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


Brule County News


May 7, 1981




Wife - Leta Berneta (Parriott) Thomas

Born - October 6, 1906

Buffalo, Center County, Iowa

Died - December 19, 2000

Buried - Kimball Cemetery, Kimball, South Dakota

Lot -1   Block 14

Father -William Spangler Parriott

Born-June 3,1871 -Iowa Married-February1898  Died-Jaunary1941

Mother - Rosa (Giffin) Parriott

Born-September1869 -Illinois  Died -August 19,1948 - South Dakota

Leta B. Thomas



Son - Darold  Thomas


 Son - Leonard Thomas


Daughter - Velva M. (Thomas) Heath

Husband - Lyle E. Heath

Born - August 1932


Daughter - Vivian (Thomas) Cleland

Born - July 1933


Daughter - Elaine (Thomas) Stanek

Husband - Dale Stanek



Brother - Joseph Alvin Thomas

Born - 1905

Baileyville, Nemaha County, Kansas

Married -  January 1.  1930

Aurora County, South Dakota

Wife - Eva Mae (Freeman) Thomas

Born - 1913


Brother - William H. Ehlers

Born - February 2,1887

Died -December 14, 1964


Sister - Christine Ehlers

Born - May 1888

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska


Brother - Elmer Edward Ehlers

Born - February 10, 1890

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska



Father - Joseph Thomas

Mother - Wilhelmine  Anna (Rohrs) Ehlers Thomas


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