Wyleen Laster Thomas
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Wyleen Laster Thomas
  • November 8, 1947 - February 13, 2017
  • Atlanta, Georgia

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Mrs. Wyleen Laster Thomas, aged 69 peacefully went to be with the Lord on February 13, 2017. She was loved and will be missed by many. Mrs. Thomas was born in Dalton, GA to John and Gloria{Polly} Laster. Having grown up in Mableton, GA she was a member of the 1965 graduating class of South Cobb High School. After a career of public service with both the Cobb County Roads Department and Police Department, she retired in 2004 to Dallas, GA. In her retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her family and especially spoiling her grandchildren and great nephews. Not being much of a traveler, she really loved to collect ornamental bells bought by her children and other family members on their adventures. In her children's youth, Wyleen was a tireless supporter of their football, baseball, cheerleading, band, and wrestling programs. Blue was her favorite color and it is believed by some, that it had something to do with the South Cobb Vipers.

Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by both parents. as well as, her husband, Roy Thomas. Surviving are sons, Donald{Mickey} Dunn of Birmingham, AL, James{Jimbo} Dunn and Tracey Bailey of Dallas, GA, daughter, Dana Gossett of Dallas, GA, sisters Annette and husband Gene Smith of Eatonton, GA, Cheryl and husband Tommy Turner of Kennesaw, GA, grandchildren Dakota and Cloey Bailey and Preslee, Peyton, and Emilee Gossett, in addition to many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will be receiving friends and loved ones on Thursday, February 16th 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 17th 2017 at 1:00pm at the same location.