October 21, 1913 - November 2, 2013
Florence Cecelia Thomas, of Salem, died at the age of 100 on Nov. 2, 2013. Florence was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Brooks to Joseph Fredrick and Constance Matilda (Pillette) Manning. She graduated from Gervais High School. Florence worked for the State of Oregon DMV. She married Cecil Marvin Thomas Oct. 13, 1967 in Salem.
Florence served in the Altar Society and was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church and the Woodburn Elks Club.
Florence is survived by her daughter Marita Robbins, of Salem; brother Dennis Manning, of Newberg; sisters Edna Davidson, of Woodburn, Anita Ferschweiler, of Gervais, Clara Bochsler, of Portland, Donna Schott, of Salem, and Jean Lenhardt, of Denning, N.M.; and two grandchildren.
A private burial will be held at Belle Passi Memorial Mausoleum, Woodburn. Arrangements by Simon-Cornwell Colonial Chapel, Woodburn.