Jerry Ann Thomas

1941 - 2012

Jerry Ann Thomas, 71, of Catlettsburg, Ky., passed away Friday, November 9, 2012, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Jerry was born October 13, 1941, in Callaway County, the daughter of the late Dick and Helen Davis. Her husband, James Russell Thomas, also preceded her in death in 2007. Jerry was a graduate of Mokane Schools and was a cosmetologist at Dolly's Beauty Shop in Cannonsburg, Ky. She was a beloved member of Princess Church of Christ and the unofficial "Granny Belle" to her church family. She was a loving wife, understanding mother, spunky grandmother, strong sister, inspirational aunt and witty friend who will be missed by all who love her. In addition to her parents and husband; her brother, Mike Davis of Mokane; her sisters-in-law, Maime Maddox, Mary Bailey, and Dottie Dickenson; and her granddaughter, Abby Elaine Cooksey, preceded her in death. Left behind are her three daughters, Pam (Rick) Miller of, Sandy (Keith) Cooksey, and Molly (Johnny) Keating; two brothers, Patrick Davis (Evelyn) of Holts Summit, and Tim Davis of St. Louis; two sisters, Teresa (Rick) Kroll of New Bloomfield, and Mary Beth (Jack) Boyd of Fulton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bud and Maxine Thomas of Mokane, Rosie and Ed Bennett of Licking, and Buzzy and Sandy Thomas; several grandchildren, Justin (Holly) Griffith, Amanda (Josh) Hensley, Tiffany (Garrett) Depriest, Katie (Jon) Davis, Brad (Whitney) Cooksey, Hannah Cooksey, Cain Cooksey, and Josie Keating; and great-grandchildren, Wade, Parker, Rylie, Elijah, Marlea and Grayden. Funeral Services were at 2 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2012, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel and was officiated by Minister Jerry Morris. Contributions can be made to Princess Church of Christ, 906 W. Midland Trail Road, Ashland, KY, 41102. Online condolences may be made to