Florence M Thoms

May 3rd, 1925 to June 29th, 2016

Florence M. (Heering) Thoms, 91, of Clyde, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

She was born May 3, 1925 in Fort Gratiot to the late August T. and Marion K. (Simpson) Herring. She was united in marriage on January 27, 1945 to Robert Allen Thoms. He preceded her in death on July 17, 2005.

Florence worked at several banks and with her husband at Thoms Motor Sales. She created beautiful wedding cakes and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, swimming, gardening and dancing.

She loved entertaining and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her loving sons, Robert D. (Sheryl) Thoms and Edward Thoms; her grandchildren, Lindsay Thoms, Elizabeth (Michael) Smith, Edward Thoms, Robert B. Thoms, Aaron Thoms, and Tyler Thoms; her sister, Marie Zimmer; her brother-in-law, Don Burgett; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Carol Frances Heering, Charles (Gladys) Heering, Wilson (Wanda) Heering, Joanne Burgett and Marion (Albert) Lepein.

Visitation will be 2 - 8 p.m. Friday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of service at the church.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 in St. Mary Catholic Church. The Reverend Zbigniew Zomerfeld will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or to the family.

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