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Wanda Jean Lightfoot Thomas

Feb. 25, 1927 —  March 2, 2019


March 28, 2019

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend to many, passed away March 2, 2019, after a short battle with the flu.

Mother was born in Miami, OK in 1927, with her mother Ruby Lightfoot passing away four years later due to complications from surgery. Mother’s local family there got her a Grey Hound bus ticket to Umatilla, OR, issued as Express Baggage (cheaper than coach) with a $10 dollar bill pinned to her blouse. The rumor must have preceded her as when she got to Boise a reporter from the Boise Idahoan met her at the bus station for an interview. The hea...

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