Obituary: Jeannette Thomas


Funeral services for Jeannette Thomas of Hanceville will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 6, 2021 at Hanceville Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Scott Arnold will be officiating. Burial will follow the service at Garden City Cemetery. Visitation for the public will be from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 5 at Hanceville Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thomas was born in Jefferson County, Alabama on Monday, November 8, 1948 to the late V.J. and Lora (Bullard) Powell. She died at the age of 73 at her residence in Hanceville on December 2, 2021. Jeanette attended Wallace State Community College where she obtained her associates degree in Nursing. After graduating, she began working at Cullman Regional Medical Center as a registered nurse. To say she was a wonderful nurse is an understatement. Mrs. Thomas tended to many people throughout her nursing career and touched many lives. She had a passion for fulfilling the needs of everyone around her, including her own family.

Survivors include her husband: Steve Thomas; son: Stephen (Kim) Thomas; grandchildren: Kyle Thomas and Conner Thomas; siblings: Steve (Brenda) Powell, Cindy (Mike) Robbins, Martha Powell, Mindy (David) Torres and Mandy (Mike) Reaves; brother-in-law,: David (Teresa) Thomas; sister-in-law: Suzanne Howell and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister: Denise Deliz and brother: Jim Powell.

Pallbearers will be Mike Reaves, David Torres, Cameron Howell, Jeremy Joiner, Jordan Powell and Derek Bentley.