The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 23, 2013

Thomas, 90

Enid News & Eagle

— Paul J. Thomas will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception for family and friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Ringwood Fair Building in Ringwood. Cards may be sent to Rt. 2 Box 23, Ringwood, OK 73768.

Paul was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Ringwood Okla., the son of C.J. and Leona Thomas.

He is a 1942 graduate of Oklahoma Bible Academy.

He and Verda Mae were married Jan. 14, 1946.

He farmed and was a heavy equipment operator.

He was a private first class medical technician with the U.S. Army from 1945-1946.

He is a member of New Hopedale Mennonite Church.

His children are Mark Thomas and wife Karen of Stillwater, and Paula Cellamare and husband Alan of Tega Cay, S.C., five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.