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Betty V. Thomas

May 26, 1938 - June 21, 2019

Burial Date June 25, 2019

A service to celebrate her life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, beginning at 11:00 AM. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the service. Interment at Riverside Cemetery in Three Rivers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Betty Valetta Thomas, age 81, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 21, 2019. Born May 26, 1938, in Three Rivers, MI to the late Raymond and Anne. She married her high school sweetheart, Richard Eugene Thomas, in March of 1957, who preceded her in death in 2004. Betty enjoyed antiquing, rug hooking, knitting, swimming, tennis, walking, and creating memories with her family. Betty is survived by her two sisters, Darlene and Priscilla (March); two daughters Shannon (Daniel), Susan (John); four grandsons, Jason (Joanne), Richard, Byron, and Brandon. She is also survived by her loving partner of 12 years, Ed, and her many nieces, nephews, and their children.