Eva Sue Gibbons Thomas
Eva Sue Gibbons Thomas, 74, of Kansas City, formerly of Slater, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at her home. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Muehlebach Funeral Care in Kansas City. Visitation will be from 9 until 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Slater City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sean Thomas, Justin Thomas, Ryan Thomas, Michael Moran and Jesse Ehlert. Honorary pallbearer will be Bob Watson. Memorials are suggested to Slater United Methodist Church or Slater City Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund. Born Dec. 28, 1944, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late Kirtley and Kathryn Nunn Gibbons. She is survived by a son, Sean Thomas of Kansas City; a daughter, Tiffany Moran and her husband, Michael, of Raymore; four grandchildren, Justin Thomas, Ryan Thomas, Gracie Moran and Maxwell Moran; a sister-in-law, Janet Ehlert of Liberty; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Ms. Thomas was a member of the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan. She was a 1963 graduate of Slater High School, and a 1966 graduate of the Bethany School of Nursing in Kansas City, Kan. She worked as a registered nurse for 37 years at Menorah Medical Center, and Bethany Medical Center until her retirement. Arrangements are under the direction of the Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.