Barbara Thomas

Oct. 25, 1951 – June 25, 2006

Barbara Mae (Goodwin) Thomas, 54, of Sweet Home, died June 25, 2006 at her home.

She was born in Lebanon to Thomas Jr. and Maxine (Wagner) Goodwin. She attended school in Sweet Home and graduated in 1970. She worked as a cook at Skyline restaurant.

She was married to Theodore Simeral from 1970 – 2001. She married Barry Thomas in 2003.

Mrs. Thomas had no greater joy than being a wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Barry; children, Fred Simeral and Robert Simeral both from Shelton, Wash.; step-son, Albert Thomas of Washington; siblings, Thomas Goodwin III of New Mexico, Kathy Seibert of Christmas Valley, Mary Sell of Coos Bay, and Carl Goodwin of Lebanon; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, Ted Simeral in 2003; cousin, Diane Peterson; nephew, Corey Hunter; and uncles, Jack Goodwin and Jack Bivins.

Funeral services were held June 29 at Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel. Final interment was at Gilliland Cemetery.

Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.