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Deborah Mae Thomas  Bolling
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Deborah Mae Thomas Bolling, age 66 of Paris, KY passed away on Friday December 8, 2017. She was born to the late Elmer Thomas and the late Valenia Thomas on November 29, 1951.
She attended Western High School at an early age and later graduated from Paris High School in 1969. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church, West 8th St., Paris, KY and a longtime member of the Essence Club of Paris, KY, of which she formed lifelong friendships. She was a former employee of Kentucky Textiles and 3M Manufacturing Company of Cynthiana, KY. She retired from 3M in March of 2014 with 25 years of loyal service.
Deborah AKA “Debmae” to some “Cuz” to many, played softball in her early life and devoted her time to raising her children. She was always there to stand by her family be it birthdays, weddings, illness, and many reunions. She loved to cook and host family gatherings. She enjoyed traveling to special events for her children and grandchildren. She was always ready to help with anything that was asked of her. Debmae will forever be known as “Momma” to many of her children’s friends. She had a beautiful soul and a kind spirit. The love and dedication she had for all will forever remain in our hearts.
She leaves to cherish in her loving memory, three children, Darryl (Rader) Bolling, Jr. of Georgetown, Erica (Demarco) Bradley of Cincinnati and Everett Bolling of Paris; grandchildren, Devante Bolling, Jasmin Combs, Kiana Bolling, Matthew Johnson, Demarco Bradley, Jr., Demaria Bradley and Eze’ Bolling; great grandchildren, Tinnley Clayborne, Ayhanna Johnson, Kyrie Howard, Dree Johnson and Draydon Combs; brothers, Elmer Thomas, Randolph (Tryna) Thomas, Ivan Thomas, Benny Thomas; Aunts, Almeda Rice and Cynthia Dorsey; host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends including a special cousin, Shanda Strawder and the late Lincoln Thomas and Carolyn Thomas.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Saturday December 16, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, 128 West 8th St., Paris, KY by Rev. John E. Reese and Rev. Dr. Morgan Gilkey. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memory Gardens, Paris, KY.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM Saturday December 16, 2017 until the hour of service at the church.
Pallbearers will be Michael Spencer, Matthew Johnson, Greg Strawder, Maurice Strawder, Josh Strawder and Phillip Jones.
Honorary pallbearers will be Essence Club, James Rice, Steven Murray, James Marks, Jr., J.T. Trumbo and Eddie Marks.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St. Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Baptist Church

128 West 8th St.
Paris, KY 40361





12:00 PM
First Baptist Church

128 West 8th St.
Paris, KY 40361

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Evergreen Memory Gardens

5364 Lexington Rd.
Paris, KY 40361


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