FORT MILL -- Mrs. Leigh Anne Thomas, 46, passed away at home on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008.
A memorial service will be 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Providence Presbyterian Church, 10140 Providence Church Lane, Charlotte, N.C., with the Rev. Marcus G. Coker officiating. Burial will be private.
Born in Downy, Calif., to Jimmy and Helen Rogers, Leigh Anne grew up in Davidson County, N.C. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and later earned her CPA certification. Her career included positions with the North Carolina Department of Revenue, Piedmont Natural Gas and SouthStar Energy. Most recently, Leigh Anne was with the Corporate and Investment Banking Finance Division of Wachovia Bank. Leigh Anne and her family spent much of their leisure time enjoying the peace and tranquility of Edisto Island. Most recently, she organized and implemented a summer family reunion at Edisto. Her family will always cherish the wonderful memories this has provided.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 10 years, Headen Thomas of the home; her son, Ian Isenhour of the home; her stepdaughter, Amanda Wooten and her husband, Wayne, of Fort Mill, S.C.; her stepson, Andrew Thomas of Rock Hill, S.C.; her mother-in-law, Susan B. Thomas of Rock Hill, S.C.; her brother, Eric Rogers and his wife, Leiann, of Lexington, N.C.; two sisters, Terri Smith and her husband, Mike, of Santa Maria, Calif., and Jennifer Buck and her husband, Rex, of Greensboro, N.C.; brothers-in-law, Lee Thomas and his wife, Amy, of Charlotte, N.C., Cherry Thomas and his wife, Phyllis, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Alvis Thomas and his wife, Beth, of Spartanburg, S.C.; her sister-in-law, Alice Faircloth and her husband, Tommy, of Greenville, S.C.; and 19 nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of South Carolina, 1230 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC, Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net. Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel is assisting the Thomas family.