Thomas owned Thomas Sign Service, a billboard business, at 1515 Fair Lane. He began operation in 1941.
Blaine N. Thomas, 90, a lifetime resident and active community member of Manhattan, died Friday at his home.
Phyllis Marie Jack, 89, a long-time Manhattan resident, died Dec. 14 in Gainesville, Fla.
Jennie M. Schmidt, 86, of Manhattan, died Friday at Autumn Hills in Riley.
Sharon K. ‘Shari’ (Meador) Fulton, 69, died Dec. 19.
Hobart Paul Boles, 95, of Huntsville, Ala., died Thursday.
Kathleen L. Hubbard, 64, of Chanute, died Wednesday at the Heritage Care Center.
Billy Joe Webb, 31, of Riley, died Wednesday at his residence.
Dorothy A. (Hupe) Straub, 85, of Belvue, died Thursday in Manhattan at The Good Shepherd Hospice House.
Pauline Josephine Dinger, 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center in Wichita.
Eve Loleetta Grace Gettys, 63, of Manhattan died Sunday, Dec.29, 2013, at her home, with her family and friends at her bedside.
Wayde Byrd Sr. died on Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 88.
Billy Joe Webb, 31, of Riley, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his residence of natural causes.
Stanley Lee Snodgrass, 65, of Alma, died Dec. 8 at his home. He was a life-long resident of the community.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy Lee Billings, 34, of Manhattan, died Dec. 17 in a helicopter crash while serving with NATO forces in Now Bahar, Afghanistan.
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