Mary Lou Thomas
Mary Lou Thomas, 68, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 in Corpus Christi. She was born in Seguin, Jan. 1, 1949 to Velia and Pedro R. Polanco. Mary Lou married Mr. Jeffery Thomas on Sept. 13, 1969 in New Jersey and remained happily married for 33 years. They were blessed with a daughter on December 1986, Diana Marie Thomas. Mary Lou Thomas served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, retiring to continue her career as an educator. She was a devoted teacher for more than 20 years in the Aransas Pass Independent School District. Mrs. Thomas was a member of the First Baptist Church of Aransas Pass, where she also enjoyed serving the community as a Sunday school teacher for more than 17 years. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her loving husband, Mr. Jeffery Thomas; her father, Pedro R. Polanco; and her mother, Velia Gonzales Polanco. She is survived by her daughter, Diana Marie Thomas (Daniel Teal) and her three sisters, Antonia Polanco Garcia, Veronica Martinez, and Nora Polanco. A memorial service was held Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Aransas Pass. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps League under the command of Commandant Alaniz. Online Condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com Arrangements entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.