Emma Lucille (Lu) Thomas, passed away in Medford, Ore., on January 22, 2011, at the age of 87. She was born February 18, 1923, in Fairland, Ind. She lived most of her life in Indiana and has lived in Medford since 1994.

She retired from Prudential Insurance Company after many years of service in Indiana and Florida.

She will be missed by daughters, Marcy (George) Collins, of Medford, and Krezlyn Waukau, of Las Vegas, Nev.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and many friends.

A memorial service was held on Monday, January 24, 2011, at the Foothill Baptist Church with Reverend Delgado officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dogs for the Deaf, 10175 Wheeler Rd., Central Point, OR, 97502; C.A.T.S., PO Box 56, Medford, OR, 97501; The National Kidney Foundation or a charity of your choice.