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Ellen Faye Riley Thomas, 79


Ellen Faye Riley Thomas, 79, of Cabot, Arkansas passed from this life on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. She was born in Newport, Arkansas on March 13, 1937 to the late Leamon and Mary Long. Ellen was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her children, Cynthia George of Russellville, Arkansas, Carey Thomas of Cord, Arkansas and Mark Thomas of Cabot, Arkansas; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Charles Long of O’fallon, Missouri; her twin sister, Hellen Reithemeyer of Jonesboro, Arkansas and a host of other family and friends.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Ballews Chapel Cemetery in Grubb, Arkansas on Hwy 37.

In Lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to be made to the Breast Cancer Awareness Organization of your choice. 

Arrangements are under the direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400



  • Hannah Wilson Posted January 31, 2017 6:13 PM

    My dearest grandmother, I miss you already. You will forever be in my heart. Fly high grandma. I love you!- Han

  • Stephen & Sherry Headley Posted January 31, 2017 8:23 PM

    Prayers of Peace

  • Bill Duvall Posted January 31, 2017 8:30 PM

    So sorry for your loss but I rejoice with my sister and her home-going!

  • Diana Roberson Posted January 31, 2017 10:33 PM

    Macy, I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Robert & Ruth Leo Posted February 1, 2017 9:22 AM

    Prayers for the family

  • Charles & Lola Long And Family Posted February 1, 2017 2:22 PM

    My Sister Ellen~Just knowing your not here with us, hurt’s~But I know your in God’s hand’s and there’s no more pain~As you laugh and dance and enjoy your new Home, just remember we’re all still preparing to meet you for a happy reunion!! You will be missed~We love you.

  • Debbie Posted February 1, 2017 5:53 PM

    What a wonderful mother in law , grandmother and mother . I will miss you and most if all your two sons will miss you greatly ! Love to you , Go high in that moutian !
    Your daughter in law Debbie

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