Dorthy Ann Ransom Thomas


Dorthy Ann Ransom Thomas, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Austin.

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 27, at 2 p.m. at Ramsey Funeral Home, Georgetown, with interment following in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Georgetown.

Mrs. Thomas was born Dec. 31, 1924, in Richland Springs, the daughter of Sloan and Etoil Ransom. She married Ray Thomas Sr. on May 8, 1943. He preceded her in death.

She grew up at Richland Springs and San Saba before moving to Georgetown when she was a teenager.

Mrs. Thomas spent many years as the assistant to the president of Southwestern University in Georgetown.

After retiring, she worked part-time at Georgetown Candle Factory for a few more years. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was a current resident of Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Thomas is survived by one son, three daughters and spouses, including Ray and Marilyn Thomas Jr. of Georgetown; Teresa Thomas of Austin, and Cynthia and Larry Berkman and Debbie and Tony Klein, all of Fredericksburg.

Survivors also include 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a brother and sister-in-law, Dean and Zona Ransom, of Clifton.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sara Thomas, and a great-grandson, Zac Thomas.

Memorials may be made to the Georgetown Church of Christ Building Fund or Children’s Ministry.

Pallbearers included Tom Pilgrim, Clay Short, Lee Johnson, Patrick Row, Chad Tyson and Joseph Klein.

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