Ellie Pennington Thomas
Ellie Pennington Thomas
  • November 16, 1949 - May 13, 2017
  • Pawleys Island, South Carolina

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PAWLEYS ISLAND - A graveside service for Ellie Pennington Thomas, 67, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2017 at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Ms. Thomas died Saturday, May 13, 2017. Born in Austria, she was a daughter of the late Henry Gray Thomas III and Johanna Stadler Thomas. She received her undergraduate degree at Winthrop University and her Master’s at University of South Carolina. She was a special education teacher and taught at Waccamaw Elementary School. She loved being on the beach at Pawleys Island, and collecting watermelon and crab themed art. She also enjoyed the Wizard of Oz, the Sound of Music and family history.

Surviving are her brother, Henry Gray Thomas IV (Emilie Carey) of Pawleys Island; nieces, Hyatt Drake (John) of Columbia, Johanna Gray Donohue (Dave) of Charlotte, and Robin Powers McKenna (Pete) of Greenville; and nephew, Henry Gray Thomas V (Erica) of Columbia. She was predeceased by her parents.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.