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NANCY BERNYCE THOMISON


Nancy Bernyce Stone Thomison, 88, of Trenton, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in a local health care facility.


Bernyce was born in Cedar Bluff, Nebraska in 1930 to the late Ploney Ladd Stone & Lemual A. Stone. She was a graduate of Rossville High School class of 1948 and married Jay Thomison on March 11, 1955 while living in St. Elmo. She was employed by Combustion Engineering from 1959 until 1961 when it became U.S. Pipe & Foundry. She retired from there in May of 1990. Bernyce and Jay attended services in Alabama with her parents until 1974 after which time they attended First Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga until their move to Trenton in 1979. In addition to her parents, Bernyce was also preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Kathleen Boatner Stone, and brother-in-law, Dallas Hilliard Plemmons.


Survivors include her beloved husband of 64 years, Jesse “Jay” Lamar Thomison; brother, Rev. Dr. Virgil R. Stone; sister, Zonie Stone Plemmons; nieces, Nancy Plemmons Craig, Jo Ann Stone Willhite, & Joycee Stone Herring; several great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.


Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 25th at 10:00 a.m. at Lake Hills Memorial Gardens with Rev. Dr. Virgil Stone officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.


To share expressions of sympathy, visit her online guestbook at ryanfuneralhome.net.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org.


Arrangements are by Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, Georgia.