SPRINGFIELD – Connie L. Thomas, 71, of Springfield, died at 11:52 am, Friday, February 27, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born December 18, 1943 to Charles and Dorothy (Dufer) Bailey in Petersburg, IL. She married Rollin L. Thomas, and he survives.
Also surviving are two daughters: LeAnn (Jon-Eric) Fujimoto of Normal, IL; Melissa (Jeffrey) Hernandez of Springfield; six grandchildren: Jessica, Doug and Josh Fujimoto; Alison (Tyler) Pham of Rochester; Rosa and Emily Hernandez of Springfield; great-granddaughter, Brooke Pham of Rochester; one brother, Don (Velma) Bailey of Springfield and sister-in-law, Shirlee (Don) Clark of Virginia; best friend and beloved dog Tessie; a niece, nephew and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Connie was a resident of Springfield most of her life, retiring from Ameritec. After retirement she worked at Schnuck’s Floral. She was a member of Real Life Church and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Gathering: 5-7 pm Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Real Life Church.
Memorial Service: 11 am, Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Real Life Church with Pastor Clint Cook officiating. There will be no burial after the service. The family requests casual dress.
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Real Life Church.
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