Elizabeth Thomas

Published 10:21 am Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Elizabeth Ann Gerald Hartfield Thomas, 53, of Bogalusa, passed away on Oct. 4, 2015.

She was born Jan. 21, 1962, in Bogalusa, to Beth Gerald and the late Glynn Ray “Scoop” Gerald.

She was the proud mom of Courtney Nicole Hartfield Talley, Jeremy Glenn Hartfield (Dusty Brooks), Kristen Danielle “Dani” Thomas (Cory Thomas); stepmom of Sonni Elizabeth Entrevia (Derrick Ebersole); proud grandmother of Alyssa Rae’ Anne Talley (14), Aden Layne Talley (9), McKinlea Marie Wheat (2), Bailey Annan Thomas (2 months); wife of John Doyle Thomas Jr.; also known as “Sister” to so many friends; she is the very proud sister to Sheila Gerald Ward (David Ward), Ronald Glynn Gerald (Sissi Gerald); aunt to Joshua Mayfield (DeLana Martinez) — Sidney, Christian, Mason Martinez, Kylan Mayfield — and their granddaughter Lillie Martinez, Kara Gerald Francisco (Mike Francisco) — Eliana Francisco and also many kind friends.

She was a survivor of breast cancer since 1995, and metastatic cancer since 2006. She was the trusted patient of Dr. James E. Carinder.

Elizabeth was a nurse most recently at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in the Infectious Disease Clinic, where her patients held a special place in her heart. She was also recently a patient of Heart of Hospice and staff.

A celebration of life will be held at Bogalusa Grill and Event Center on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 2:30 p.m. In honor of Elizabeth and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, feel free to dress in your best pink.

To view and sign the register, visit online at pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.