Harriet Thomas

Ms. Harriet Marlene Cross Thomas, 59, a resident of Belington, departed this life early Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, following an extended illness.

She was born May 21, 1955, at Belington, a daughter of the late Hensen Cross and Hope Yvonne Bedford Cross, who survives at Belington.

Also surviving are one daughter, Ginger Thomas and companion, Shawn Price, of Belington; one brother, Daniel Cross and wife, Freda, of Belington; four sisters, Linda Everson and husband, Roger, of Belington, Barbara Summerfield of Belington, Beuna Pomp and husband, Mike, of Belington and Susan McMann and husband, Bill, of Marlinton; and one sister-in-law, Kathy Cross of Pennsylvania. She also is survived by five grandchildren, Douglas Michael Smith, Kayla Hope Smith, J.T. Roby, Chance Paul Price and Cole Garrett Price; and her former husband, Michael Thomas of Belington. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one brother, Ricky Cross; and one brother-in-law, Roger Dale Summerfield.

Marlene attended the schools of Barbour County, was a homemaker and attended Belington Church of the Nazarene.

Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 4-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, and again Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour, when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Richard Chambers officiating. Interment will follow in Lambert Chapel Cemetery near Belington.

Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Ms. Harriet Marlene Cross Thomas. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.com.