WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Georgeann “Chelo” Thomas, 80, of Warren, passed from this life Thursday, November 7, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.
Chelo was born on March 27, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a daughter of George and Clevie (Grooms) Williams.
She was married to Henry R. Thomas III for 47 years and former husband Robert E. Mathis for 15 years.
She retired as an assembler of future wiring harnesses from Packard Electric after 36 years.
In her spare time, she enjoyed working in her backyard garden, speed reading and bowled for many years but especially adored her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Henry “Tom” Thomas of Warren, Ohio; only daughter, Melody (Shelby) Tipton of Jacksonville, Arizona and sons, Preston (Ruby) Mathis of Newton Falls, Ohio, Nelson (Elizabeth) Thomas of Little Switzerland, North Carolina and Tracy (Kathy) Thomas of Warren, Ohio.
She has joined her family members in the Kingdom of Heaven: her parents; sister, Dianah Reese; brother, Grover George C. Williams; her ex-husband, Robert Mathis (d. 2013); her son, Vaughn Thomas (d. 2018) and great-grandchild, Preston Edward Mathis (d. 2013).
A memorial service will be held at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, located at 533 North Park Avenue, Warren, Ohio, on Monday, November 11, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.
Friends and family may gather one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home on Monday, November 11.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Chelo’s memory to a charity of your choosing.
A television tribute will air Monday, November 11 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. on WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. on FOX.