NEW BOSTON, Texas—Claudia Darlene Thomas, 87, of DeKalb, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at her home.

Mrs. Thomas was born Jan. 22, 1925. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Thomas Sr.; one daughter, Glenda Kay Brooks; and one grandson, Rodney Lynn Thomas.

Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Malcolm Jr. and Evelyn Thomas of Seagoville, Texas, and Mike Thomas of DeKalb; one sister and brother-in-law, Billie Edwynna and Paul Gumaer of Quinlin, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Doris Jones of New Boston, Linda Jones of Old Boston, Texas, and Ima Dee Jones of DeKalb; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Comforter Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens, Nash, Texas.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Email registration to

comforterfuneralhome@windstream.net.

Published: 12/30/2012