Carol Ann Thomas, age 84, passed away on December 16, 2020. Born in Miami Florida, she was the youngest of 5 siblings. Carol was an exchange student in Cuba, Leader of the Civil Air Patrol in high school, attended Florida State University, and went on to study at John Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. It was in Baltimore that Carol met Robert V. Thomas and they were subsequently married. After Graduation and two children, Carol and Robert moved to Florida to be near Carol’s family. Carol was a lifelong nurse, caring mother, wife, and always focused on helping others. After raising her own children, Carol raised her special needs granddaughter, Tiffany Thomas, and supported charitable causes like the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association. Carol is survived by her three children: Robert and David Thomas of Hampton, GA, and Mary Thomas of Ocala, FL, and her brother Bill Rowley of Pensacola, FL.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations honoring Carol’s name be made to the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association.