Graveside service for Katie Jo Thomas, age 88, of East Tawakoni, will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:30 A.M. at Spring Hill Cemetery in Omaha with Bro. Richard Kellam officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Wilson Orwosky Funeral Home. Mrs. Thomas passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Rowlett.
Katie was born on January 29, 1933 in Naples, TX to St. Elmo and Cora Smith Higgins. After graduating high school, she would marry James “Buster” Thomas on March 10, 1951 in Texarkana, AR and he preceded her in death in 2017. Katie was a member of Point Church of Christ and cherished her horses.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by her children, Dennis Thomas and wife Donna, Mike Thomas and wife Sarah, Vickie Thomas; grandchildren, Jeff Jones, Jarrod Thomas, Christie Thomas, Nicholas Thomas, Casey Muse, Christian Thomas, Gabriel Thomas, Hope Thomas, Nicole Moody; great grandchildren, Ashley, Kayla, Dylan, Savana, Kameron, and Austin.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Buster Thomas; siblings, Ollie Mae Scarborough, Trina Stiddham, Howard Higgins, Euna Randolph, Timothy Higgins, Charles Higgins, Julia Higgins, Audie Lee Black and Billy Joe Higgins.
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