Sharilyn Thomas

Staff Writer
Washington Times-Reporter
Sharilyn Thomas

Sharilyn Dawn Thomas, 64, of Washington, died Sunday, March 16, 2008 at herhome.

Born Aug. 5, 1943, in Peoria to Donald B. and Mildred L. Shirrell, she married Lonnie L. Thomas. He died Jan. 2003.

Surviving are her mother, Millie Buschbom of Washington; two sons, Terry Troy (Mary) Thomas of Peoria and Shawn Anthony (Sheryl) Thomas of Washburn; one daughter, Leslie Dawn Thomas of Washington; one sister Wendy (Mark) Wittekiend of Washington; one brother, Richard (Rhonda) Lee of Valrico, Florida; one half sister, Darlene (Johnny) Caldwell of Peoria; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She worked at Illinois Central College for more than 14 years.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington.

A private burial will be at a later time in Glendale Cemetery in Washington.

Memorials may be made to Easter Seals, Methodist Hospice or TAPS Animal Shelter in Pekin.