Susie Russell Thomas (Fairfax)

Susie Russell Thomas, age 88, wife of Billy A. Thomas, died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at her residence in Fairfax.

Mrs. Thomas was a native of Bamberg, and a daughter of the late John Marvin and Marie Crummie Russell. She was a homemaker and member of Bethel Baptist Church. Susie was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, active in church and community organizations and she loved to bake and share it with the community.

Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Brian Henderson officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Billy A. Thomas; one son, Michael Thomas; two daughters, Gail T. Williamson and Terri T. Veletto; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Norma Jean Bell and Verna Mae Padgett; and extended family member John Everett McInnis. She was predeceased by one son, Lamarr Thomas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 6498 Confederate Hwy., Fairfax, SC 29827.

Keith Smith Funeral Service, 128 Water St., Allendale, (803-584-2492) is assisting the family with arrangements.