Virginia Nell Thomas

Virginia Nell Lytle Thomas

Virginia Nell Lytle Thomas, 84, of Monticello passed away on July 28, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.

She enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening, University of Arkansas sports, politics, sewing, quilting and crafts. She was certified as a Master Gardener and won awards for her needlework.

She was an active member of the Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary until her health caused her to retire. She was named outstanding member of the auxiliary in 2007. Nell also took great pleasure in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was born on November 26, 1930 and was the daughter of the late E.H. and Alva Lack Lytle in Drew County.

Survivors include a son, Ray Thompson and wife Marilyn of Tyler, Texas; a sister, Laverne Lytle Quimby of Monticello; a nephew, Kerry Hackney of Monticello; two grandsons, Eric Ryan Thompson and wife Elyse of Denver, Colorado and Brian Lytle Thompson and wife Erin of Gurnee, Illinois; three great-grandchildren, Chase, Reid and Miller; two cousins, Ann Lytle Rabb and Ronnie Lytle both of Monticello.

Funeral service will be held on July 31 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with burial to follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Visitation is July 30 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 778 Scogin Dr., Monticello, AR 71655.