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Lily A. O. Thomas

Our family - Adighibe, Thomas, and Taylor; is saddened to announce the death on May 11, 2017, of our beloved Lily A. O. Thomas from complications following a stroke. Ms. Thomas was a tenured Vice President and Senior Manager at Chase Manhattan and Meridien Banks of Monrovia, Liberia respectively and until her retirement, an Administrator at Wholistic Services Inc. in Washington, DC.

 She is survived by her son Adele Arnold Adighibe; Grandchildren – Maya, Emeka, Chidi; Daughter-in-law Cynthia; Siblings – Mrs. Cordelia Cole, Dr. Bob Thomas(Ilara), and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.

WAKE KEEPING:  Friday June 2, 2017   6pm – 9pm 
Episcopal Church of Our Savior
1700 Powder Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20903

FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday June 3, 2017 10am - 12pm
First United Methodist Church 
6201 Belcrest Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782

Interment: Saturday June 3, 2017 (immediately following funeral service)
Gate of Heaven Cemetery 
13801 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20906

Repast: Location to be Announced


Adele Arnold Adighibe(Son) – 7134468179

Maya Adighibe(Grand Daughter) - 7134462944

Edwina Thomas(Niece) – 8324514019

Derek Cole(Nephew) - 3019190799

Melissa Tanya Faux(Grand Niece) – 4045284089

Message Line - 8324378357