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Benny L. Thomas

Benny L. (John Deere) Thomas, Pekin, died Friday, March 30, 2012, at 6:15 p.m.
Born in New Albany, he was an Air Force veteran and retired from Southern Railroad.
Survivors include two sons, Elmer and Ralph Thomas; two daughters, Melissa Jordon and Billie Jo Elliott; a brother, David Thomas; a sister, Mary Jane Johnson; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Monday, April 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, April 3, after 9 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
Funeral: Tuesday, April 3, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.