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Mary Thomas

David Ray Hamlin contributed this message on Friday, December 29, 2017:

Mary will always hold a special place in my heart..I lived or stayed with Mary and Norman (Pearson Drive; Wake Robin Way) more than I stayed with my own parents.I wasn't just a relative.I was always one of the family.Cousins by blood; Brothers and sister by heart.Mary and Norman always kept us honest and safe.I can honestly say that I would be nobody without the Thomas's being in my life.Any accolades,popularity,or confidence I ever possessed,I owe all credit to Robin,Bucky,and Wayne..Robin always made sure I had decent girlfriends(anyone else that would try to squeeze in she would knock them out("J.R.")...Bucky was my muscle.I never could get in a fight in my pre-teens because he would step in and say you might whip David but you won't know til you whip me first.We were inseparable.. Plain and Simple; Wayne made me the athlete that I became.Everyday;football,basketball,baseball,plastic ball.... Myself:11 or 12.Wayne,his friends:16-18..THEY TAUGHT ME TO BE REAL FAST!! I love all you guys and I pray one day we can all join our love ones and family in paradise.GOD BLESS Mary,Norman,Bucky,Charles,Bubs,James and all of our love ones who have past into eternal life..

Fletcher, N.C.
eMail: david59hamlinagmail.com

John Pedro contributed this message on Friday, December 29, 2017:

Robin, Wayne and Jerry, I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

East Greenwich, RI
eMail: jfpedro2@gmail.com

Maura Thompson contributed this message on Thursday, December 28, 2017:

Ms.Mary was neighbor for so many years. Such a sweet lady and will be greatly missed on our street. Still remember times forgetting my key for my house and how sweet they were to let me stay with them. So many good memories.

Asheville , NC
eMail: Logmlt@aol.com

Mack and Mary Penland contributed this message on Tuesday, December 26, 2017:

Mary was a dear and loving friend to me and my wife Mary. We will miss her very much. She was a loving person, she was always talking about her kids and grandkids. Our prays and sympathy to all her family and friends. Mary will be missed by many.

Asheville, N. C.
eMail: Mack land 16@ charter .net

Ana contributed this message on Sunday, December 24, 2017:

Our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Words alone can not ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". May God give you and your family comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they resurrected as per John 5:28-29. May these words give you a new hope, with deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.

Charlotte, NC
eMail: ana.nieves@hotmail.com

Shirley Petrey contributed this message on Sunday, December 24, 2017:

Robin,Wayne,Jerry I am so sorry to hear that Mary passed away I always loved talking to her when all of you lived on pearson drive she was such a cheerful and friendly person.May God give you the strength to go thru this as I know what its like to lose a mother .May God bless each and everyone of you and the family.

Marion, NC
eMail: cheryl_petrey@yahoo.com

Lloyd Hamlin contributed this message on Saturday, December 23, 2017:

It's so sad that Mary left us so unexpectedly. She will be remembered by me as a Loving Aunt who always had a Big Smile and showed nothing but Kindness to me. R.I.P.Aunt Mary . I Love You .

Clearwater, FL
eMail: Lham54@hotmail.com

Debbie Webb contributed this message on Saturday, December 23, 2017:

I am so sorry for your loss!Mary was a Special Lady! Hold on to those Precious Memories! Praying for All of the family!!

Candler , N.C.
eMail: debbiewebb1958@yahoo.com