Martha Rachel Louise Thomas ( Mother Lois) of Scottsdale, Arizona went to be with her lord and Savior, on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the age of 71.
Martha Thomas was born in Lexington, Tennessee on January 26, 1949 to the late Lorine Thomas and James Herron Sr. She moved to Champaign, IL in 1959. She graduated from Central High School. Martha was a long time member and faithful member of Greater Holy Temple Church where she served many years as "Mother" of the Church. Mother Lois, as we knew her, loved to cook. She felt good cooking was food for the soul. She loved the Lord and in her later years became an evangelist. Mother Lois knew her calling was to minister to individuals from all walks of life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Sam Lyons, Bobby Wade, Joyce Ann Herron, and Tracey Herron, and nieces, Tajuanna "Ponnie Norris, and Terica Thomas.
A Celebration of Life will commence at 12PM, Friday, October 23, 2020 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home-Urbana. A Visitation will begin at 11AM until the start of the service. A public viewing will also be held from 3-5PM, Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Leek & Sons- Urbana. Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Urbana, IL.
Due to CDC regulations, restrictions will be enforced.
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