Barbara “Bobbi” Louise (Clary) Thomas, 79, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2022, in Harrisonville, Missouri surrounded by family.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 22, 2022, at New Life Church, 801 SW 1st St., Oak Grove, MO, 64075. A Celebration of Life will follow at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 22, 2022, at the church. Inurnment will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to New Life Church-Missions Fund. Memories of Bobbi and condolences for her family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook Page. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO 64076, 816-633-5524.
Bobbi was born on November 28, 1943, in Independence, Missouri to Clifford Glenn and Virginia M. (Vowels) Clary. On July 14, 1962, Bobbi and Marvin were united in marriage in Independence, MO and have been married for 60 years. She was a member of New Life Church and the Caring Christian Clown’s. Bobbi worked as a cashier for Hobby Lobby for 10 plus years. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Bobbi enjoyed crafting, pottery, ceramics, baking, gardening, but most of all her grandchildren.
Bobbi is survived by her husband Marvin Dale Thomas of Oak Grove, MO; three children, Virginia “Ginger” Johnson of Independence, Missouri, William “Bill” Glenn Thomas and wife Beth of Harrisonville, Missouri, and Marvin “Marty” Louis Thomas and wife Michelle of Odessa, Missouri; twenty grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren.
Bobbi was preceded in death by her parents.