Irma Dant Thomas, 89

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Irma Dant Thomas, 89, of Loretto, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Felix Thomas; her parents, Walter Simeon and Mary Evelyn Mattingly Dant; one daughter, Phillis Ann Thomas; one sister, Patsy Miller; and two brothers, Lyle and Lester Ray Dant.
Survivors include two daughters, Pam Medley and her husband, Danny, of Loretto, and Ann Marie Ballard and her husband, Greg, of Holy Cross; and six sons, Richard Thomas and his wife, Betty Jo, of Cub Run, John Dant Thomas and Steve Thomas and his wife, Sandy, all of Bardstown, Keith Thomas of Shepherdsville, Bernie Thomas and his wife, Tammy, of Taylorsville, Phillip Thomas and his wife, Amanda, of Atlanta.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Saint Francis, followed by interment in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Raywick.  The Rev. R. Joseph Hemmerle will be the celebrant assisted by Thomas’ nephew, the Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant.
Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road in Loretto, with a prayer service at 7.