Esther Rose Fick Thomas

Published 4:01 pm Friday, April 28, 2017

Esther Rose Fick Thomas, 78, of Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Johnson City Medical Center after an extended illness.
A native of Vergas Falls, Minn., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Frieda Richter Fick. She had lived in Elizabethton since 1978.
Mrs. Thomas was retired from Watauga Industries. She was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Shane Thomas Smith; three brothers, Raynold Fick, Walter Fick and Harold Fick; and two sisters, Violet and Luella.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmie G. Thomas; three children, Karen Smith, David Thomas and Terri Williams; her grandchildren, Melissa Tanner, Samantha Thomas, Krista Williams, Christopher Williams, Ashley Smith, Luke Thomas and Heather Smith; her great-grandchildren, Tanner and Diana Tanner; her sisters, Loraine Davis, Laura Kmock, Wilma Tiegen and Ruth Davis, all of Minnesota, and Pearl Rehborg of North Dakota; her brother, Ralph Fick of Minnesota; several nieces and nephews; and her special family members, Danny Williams and Eidilia Thomas.
Funeral services for Esther Rose Fick Thomas will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Gerald Casson officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Thomas family.

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