Frank & Bright Funeral Home

« Return to Obituaries | Print

June Thomas

Jul 14th, 1936 - Jun 27th, 2024

Funeral:  2 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Flora, Illinois

Interment:  Clay City Cemetery, Clay City, Illinois


      Norma June (Hunt) Thomas, 87, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away early Thursday morning, June 27, 2024, in Florida.

      She was born July 14, 1936, in Zif, Illinois, the daughter of Raymond and Hazel Hunt.  She was united in marriage to Charles R. Thomas on June 12, 1954, and together they shared 66 years of marriage.

      June was a beautician and homemaker.  She was a member of the Clay City Christian Church for 68 years.  She was a Garden Club member for many years, and served as a poll worker on election day.  She enjoyed cooking, baking, quilting and painting.  She won many contests for these, and her homemade pies were often the first to be eaten at local potlucks, family reunions and church socials.  She loved shopping, gardening, chocolates and flowers.  She also enjoyed her winters, including her last one, in Florida with her family.

      She was a loving daughter, wife, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be sorely missed by all.

      She is survived by a son, Phillip W. Thomas of Estero, Florida; a daughter, Cheryl J. (Thomas) (Gary) Piontkowski of Ft. Myers, Florida; 3 grandsons, Skyler T. Peterson of Ft. Myers, Florida, Dustin R. (Renee’) Peterson of Avoca, New York, Dexter S. (Tara McLeod) Peterson of Ft. Myers, Florida; 4 great-granddaughters, Madeline and Arabella Peterson of Avoca, New York, Athena and Aurelia  Peterson  of Ft. Myers, Florida; 6 sisters, Katherine (James) Foster of Mary Esther, Florida, Marjorie Strong of Olney, Illinois, Kay (Smokey) Strange of Flora, Illinois, Nina Aldridge of Olney, Illinois,  Gayle (Jerry) Jennings of Olney, Illinois, and Sharon (Warren) Swenson of Noble, Illinois; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles R. Thomas; son, Steven C. Thomas; and brother, Farrell Hunt.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Nate Whisler and Brian Foster officiating.  Interment will follow in Clay City Cemetery.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


Ron Colman

Feb 4, 1939 - Jul 18, 2024

Melba Britton

Jul 5, 1937 - Jul 11, 2024

Antoinette Davis

Apr 9, 1954 - Jul 4, 2024

Jeannie King

Jan 1, 1950 - Jul 1, 2024

Mark Phillips

Jan 31, 1958 - Jun 30, 2024




Phil and family

June 29th

I am so sorry to learn of the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Pamela Albers

Barbara and Henry Gill

June 29th

To June’s family, we are so sorry to learn of June’s passing. Charles and June were such good friends to us. We miss all the outings we used to have. Our sincere sympathy to you all.

Steve and Misty Wheeler

June 29th

So sorry to hear this...Miss June & Charlie were the best neighbors!! We were blessed to live beside them for 9yrs and they were very special to us... Sending lots of prayers and hugs

Ruth Hunt

June 30th

May you have a treasure box full of memories of your loved one that shine like jewels"

Jeff & Chris Comotto

June 30th

God bless June. Although we only knew her a short time, she was always delightful to be with (and liked to eat 😁). Our prayers are with her, Phil and Cher.

Aunthiya and Family

June 30th

I’m so sorry to hear this. 😭 I would like to express my deepest condolences. She is at rest and in God's embrace and She will always remain in our memories.

Farron and Donna Frutiger

July 1st

I am sorry to hear that your mom passed. I always enjoyed talking to your dad and mom. I remember they both went on our senior trip. They were a great couple.

Donna Edwards Smith

July 2nd

Always loved visiting and talking to your beautiful mom! She seemed to always greet me with her big smile. I'm sure she will be missed as she was a very loving mom, grandmother and great grandmother. I pray for comfort and peace for you all. She was a beautiful soul and heaven gained a true angel.



Barb Williams
Nancy Stanford Travis
Judy Ashley
Mark &Karen Jones
Micheal W & Kristal G Engelmeier
Larry & Deanna Allison
Larry Frost
John and Deana Devore
Barbara and Henry Gill
parvin and Carolyn murbarger
Marlene Tibbs Smith
Steve and Misty Wheeler
Margie Bogle
Connie & Mike Spitzner
Bill and Cathy Croy
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
Jean Guerrettaz
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Gary and Sherrie Kittle
Dennis and Sue lindeman
Jim and Linda Grove
Judy Lusk
Ruth Hunt
Clara Booth
Rhonda Baker Sullens
Delbert & Becky Michels Rodgers
Gary & Linda Schnepper
Leon & Sherry Hosselton
Kathy Hunt
David Eastin & Family
Yuko de Haan
Karen McClain
Robert & Janice Weidner
Pat Burt
Calvin and Anita Lake
Yuko de Haan
Rick and Trudy Stanford
Steven Staley
Dana Hosselton
Leona McDowell
Donna Edwards Smith
Joanne Hillderbrand Rogers
Ronda Cochran
Garold Hosselton
Annie Wilson Hays


Write a Condolence

Share Obituary


Light a Candle

Select a candle tribute and enter your name (or names) below. Click "Light Candle" when completed.

Choose a Candle

Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

500 North Main Street
Flora, Illinois 62839

Phone : (618) 662-2141
Fax: (618) 662-4600
Email: [email protected]

Receive "First Notice" Updates

Enter your email address below to receive updates when new obituary notices are posted to our website