Diane Marie St. Denis Thomas, 71, of Morganton, passed away Sunday August 27, 2023 at her residence following a period of declining health.
Mrs. Thomas was born on February 23, 1952 in Rutland County, VT to the late Harry St. Denis and Ruth Barton St. Denis. She was a retired nurse with J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Travis Lee Thomas; and three sisters, Jeanine Lowe, Karen Peirce, and Michele St. Denis.
Survivors include her children, Melissa Oakes of VT, Adrien Thomas, Jr. of Lexington, Sherri Snow Auten of Morganton and Paul Thomas and wife Ellen of Morganton; her brother, Michael St. Denis and wife Sandra of Marion; 13 Grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with expenses.