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Mary Geraldine Adams Thomas

Mary Geraldine Adams Thomas
  • November 3, 1921 - May 20, 2017
  • Greenville, South Carolina

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“What a life you had, Grandma. Thank you for welcoming me into the family, we will truly miss you until we meet again. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Brian Robertson - Ball Ground, GA

“From the Carter Family (Mt. Pleasant) - Mr. Cecil and Mrs. Geraldine were precious people in our lives. Praying for their family during this time. ...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle Carter-Bayles - SC

“... Rest in Peace, Mrs. Geraldine. You raised a fine family. Gerri and Tom, thank you for sharing Mrs. Geraldine with Laurie Anne and I. She was...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Denny Sherrod - upstate, SC

“Over the last few days, I've been thinking back to the fun times we had at family reunions every April. Aunt Geraldine, Aunt Ollie Mae, and Mom ...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy King - Pocomoke City, MD

“Many fond memories from my childhood visiting the family in Mt Pleasant. They will always be special times for me. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Steve Snipes - Florence, SC

“Mary Geraldine was the best mother-in-law anyone could have! She was always focused on Louie's happiness and welcomed me into the family with open...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Carlemord - SC - Family

“Aunt Geraldine was one of my most favorite people in the world. When we would come to visit Dad in Hartsville, I could not wait until I could go to...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sandy Waters - Saint Louis, MO


Mary Geraldine Adams Thomas - Our beloved mother and grandmother, Mary Geraldine Adams Thomas, passed into Glory on May 20, 2017, at age 95. She was surrounded by her family in Memory Care at Waterstone on Augusta in Greenville, SC. Born in 1921 in Hartsville, SC, she married Cecil B. Thomas in 1941 and together they raised their four children in Mount Pleasant.

She is survived by her four children, daughters Cecilia Sperry, Gerrie Russo, Teresa Snipes, and her son, Louie Thomas. Her grandchildren include Doug, Kevin, and Kim Sperry, Tonya Russo Robertson and Carson and Lizzie Snipes. Great grandchildren are Rachel Sandro, Jamie, Trish, Katrina, and Darnell Sperry, as well as Miles, Jordan, and Elsie Lyn Snipes. Joey Sandro and De' Marion Sperry are great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her younger sister, Mary Margaret Snipes, and her sisters-in-law, Ollie Mae Harrelson and Eleanor Morgan.

The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Rd. Burial will follow at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Agape Hospice, 529 Mills Ave Greenville, SC 29605.