Lois Evelyn Thurman

Born in Tipton, IN on November 2, 1953

Departed on March 29, 2016 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Lois Evelyn Thurman (Parton), age 62, of Gallatin, TN, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Nellie Parton, siblings, Bob Parton and Linda Parton.
Lois is survived by her beloved husband, James Thurman, of 30 years, children; Angela Ray, Raymond Summers, Jamie Thurman, Jason Thurman (Rhonda), Tony Thurman (Cindy) and Sara White (Isaac), grandchildren; Andrea Ray, Samuel Ray, Bruce Summers, Cassie Summers, Brianna Summers, Haley Thurman, Jasmine Thurman, Heaven Thurman, Jazline Thurman, Aleigha Thurman, Tanner White, Bentley White, Brandon Thurman, Dakota Thurman, Kelsey Thurman, Christopher Thurman, Lily Thurman and great-grandchild, Teagan Olivia Duncan.
Lois enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, Boyd’s Bears, shopping and gardening. Lois is known for making her famous ‘hamburger pie’. Lois was a strong family woman who loved her kids and you always knew where she stood on issues.
Life celebration for Lois will be held at Crestview Funeral Home, 1623 Highway 109 North, in Gallatin, TN, on Thursday, March 31 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM. Lois will be laid to rest at the Gallatin City Cemetery.

6 Comments to Lois Evelyn Thurman

  1. Raymond summers
    March 30, 2016 6:25 pm

    Goodjod……..thing you..

  2. Sara white
    March 30, 2016 6:49 pm

    Momma was such a strong women. She went through so much with all her health problems but she was strong through it all. She was a good mother.

  3. Judy K Netherton
    March 30, 2016 8:18 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Lois passing but I know that she is with mom and daddy now. She always was mom’s favorite! I want all of you to know that I think you did an awesome job on the picture and the video. I loved those pictures. Her brothers and I are so sorry, but each of us for various heath reasons could not make the trip. You are in our hearts and prayers and we will never forget the wonderful way that you honored our sister. love and God Bless, Lois’ sister Judy Netherton,

  4. Diana Parton/ Plake
    March 30, 2016 10:04 pm

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all you kids, her grandkids and great grandchildren. I know she loved each of you dearly and you were her life. May God give you all strength, peace and comfort through this difficult time and in your days ahead. You all have each other to hold on to, loving one another is what your mom would want the most. Love you all. Beautiful picture of her.

  5. Cindy
    March 31, 2016 5:31 am

    Lois was a very sweet lady, she always took care of everyone, she never asked for anything, she was a great mom and mom in law, I was blessed to have such a caring person in my life, I will keep our memories of all the happy times close to my heart, thanks for welcoming me into your family Lois, u will be missed greatly… Love always

  6. Kimberly Parton
    March 31, 2016 11:02 am

    My heart goes out to all of you. Aunt Lois was a very loving & giving person.She was loved by all her family.We will cherish the memories we have of her & we will keep y’all in our thoughts & prayers.Love & Hugs from Indiana!

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