Funeral services for Bethanie Lynn Thomas, 25, Springfield, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Miss Thomas passed away at 3:32 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2016 at her home.
She was born November 8, 1990, at West Plains, Missouri, to Micheal Dean Thomas and Kelly Lynn Vaughn. Bethanie graduated from West Plains High School and had attended Missouri State University at the West Plains and Springfield campuses. She was a baker at Panera Bread Co. and coached a children’s basketball program at Fair Grove, Missouri.
She is survived by her parents, Micheal Thomas and special friend, Jennifer Gatten, West Plains, Missouri and Kelly Carter and husband, Larry, Gamaliel, Arkansas; three brothers, Steven Thomas and fiancée, Erica Barnhart, Midway, Arkansas, Grant Thomas, Pontiac, Illinois and Dalton Pettit, State of Georgia; two sisters, Emily Thomas, Pontiac, Illinois and Peyton Barton, Gamaliel, Arkansas; and her grandparents, Larry and Dana Thomas and Kittie Vaughn, all of West Plains.
Her grandfather, Leo Vaughn and grandmother, Wilma Thomas precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pottersville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.