Obituary: Mary Tresine Thomas, 72, Bardstown

Mary Tresine Thomas, 72, of Bardstown, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. She was born April 18, 1947, in the Marion County community of St Joe, and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Ignatious Edelin and Catherine Lena Lee Mills; one sister, Barbara Jean Luckett; and two brothers, Francis “Blue Boy” Mills and Joseph E. “Joe Boy” Mills.

Survivors include her husband, William Carl Thomas of Bardstown; one daughter, Tina Jo (Jason) Hogg of Fleming Neon; two sons, William Brad (Tina) Thomas of Lexington, Christopher Lee (Courtney) Thomas of Bardstown; eight sisters, Catherine Sapp and Bridgett (Johnny) Newcomb, both of Louisville, Ethlene (Pat) Young of Salem, Ill., Elaine Mills of Lexington, Ruth Ann (Kenny) Blair, Roselee (Darrell) Shewmaker, and Angela (Richard) Mattingly, all of Lebanon, and Martina (Norman) Spalding of Calvary; two brothers, Tom (Dot) Mills of Louisville and Jay (Kathleen) Mills of Lebanon; two sisters-in-law, Betty Mills and Katie Mills, both of Louisville; one brother-in-law Bernard Luckett of Calvary; and six grandchildren, Ryan Thomas, Regan Thomas, Sophia Hogg, Jaci Hogg, Tenley Thomas and Campbell Thomas.

The Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with Archbishop Charles Thompson officiating.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, and 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, with prayers at 7 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Terry Bradshaw.

The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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