MARGARET HALLMAN THOMAS, 71, Trafford, died June 14, 2015, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. She was a member of Center Springs Baptist Church, enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, and sudoku. Predeceasing her were parents Henry and Earlene Reid Hallman, husband Jerry Mac Thomas, son Jerry Dennis Thomas, and great-granddaughter MacKenzie Higginbotham.
Surviving are daughter Sherry (Ray) Thrift, Dallas/Selfville; grandchildren Michael Anthony Higginbotham, Trafford, Julia Levon (Ronny) Thrift, Dallas/Selfville; great-grandchildren Kyle Anthony Higginbotham, Destani Cheyenne Palmer, Michael Dylan Higginbotham, Cheryl Christine Richey, Owen Alexander Thrift, Anthony Gage Higginbotham; sisters Charlette McCay, Dallas/Selfville, Paulette Tawbush, Wanda (Larry) Updike, both of Trafford; brother Eugene (Mattie) Hallman, Cleveland.
Randall Lamar Riddle officiated the 1 p.m. service held June 16 at Lemley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Bethlehem Cemetery with Joe Reid, Owen Reid, Matthew Tawbush, Caleb Chamblee, Daniel Goss, and Dale Tawbush serving as pallbearers.