Sharon Ricks Thomas, 56, of Cleveland, passed away, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.
She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Riceville.
She was the owner of Thomas Contract Services, LLC, in Cleveland.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie and Lucinda Dennis Ricks; daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Thomas; brother, Allen E. Ricks; sister, Lois Janette Ricks; nephews: Jeffery Scott and William Wayne Melton; and father-in-law, Bedford Thomas.
She is survived by her husband, Steve Thomas of Cleveland; mother-in-law, Barbara H. Thomas; sister, Deana Ricks McCurry of Cleveland; brother, John Ricks and wife, Karin, of California; sisters-in-law: Lori Thomas, Janet Thomas and Susan Ricks; brother-in-law, Michael Thomas of Missouri; and several nieces and one nephew.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in the chapel of Grissom Funeral Home with the Rev. David Peters officiating.
A private family interment will be held in Michigan Avenue Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Michigan Avenue Baptist Church, 2741 Benton Pike N.E., Cleveland, TN 37323.
Arrangements are being handled by Mark S. Grissom, funeral director.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Thomas family guest book at www.grissomfh.net.