LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Myrtle Bell “Myrt” Blackmond Thomas, 77, who died Sunday, May 24, 2008, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Perry’s Missionary Baptist Church by Elder Gary Davis. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving: daughters, Laura Burt, Susie Ward, Lois Strickland, Frieda Thomas and Connie Thomas, all of Louisburg, Myrtle Privette of Franklinton and Clemontine Thomas of Warrrenton; sons, Ernest Thomas Jr. of Greensboro and Ronnie Thomas of Louisburg; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 28) at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.