Beverly Ann Thomas, 78, of Titusville, passed away peacefully at 1:22 P.M. on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at her daughter's residence.
Born in Oil City on July 10, 1939, she was a daughter of the late John and Alice Ashbaugh Runninger.
Bev attended Cranberry High School.
She was a homemaker who dedicated her life to her family. Bev leaves behind a legacy of over 65 family members.
Bev first married Orville William McKenzie and he preceded her in death. She then married Lowell Thomas Sr. and he also preceded her in death.
Surviving are nine children; Joan Biltz, Margaret "Peggy" McKenzie, Eugene McKenzie and his wife April, Sharon Horn and her husband Craig, Susan McKenzie and her companion Lew Fisher, Dale McKenzie and his wife Vicki, Marcia Moon and her husband Greg, Kelly McKenzie and his wife Holly, and Lowell Thomas Jr. and his wife Sharon; 35 grandchildren, Robbie Biltz, Dana Hammer and his wife Kristen, Paige Hammer and her companion Aaron, Joshua McKenzie and his wife Judy, Lucas McKenzie, Nicole Weyand and her husband Jamie, Nathan Horn and his wife Lily, Alison Colgan and her husband Jeremy, Brandon Horn, Shelly Cook and her husband Tyler, Shelby McKenzie, James McKenzie, Aaron McKenzie, Shane McKenzie, Kristina McKenzie, Jesse Smith, Alyssa McKenzie, Alicia Goodman and her husband Billy, Joe Wishnok and his wife Alicia, Cody Wishnok, Dylan Crowe, Caden Moon, Carly Moon, Hunter Moon, Joshua Beach, Dustin McKenzie, Jacob Beach, Chelsea McKenzie, Bob Moyer and his wife Laura, Scott Burke, Tyler Thomas, Samantha Burke, James Thomas, Kirsten Hicks and Amber Knight.
Additionally surviving are 21 great-grandchildren; Allena, Brady, Summer, Leon, Jordan, Katherine, Justin, Natalie, Alexander, Trenton, Annabelle, Brantley, Oliver, Reuben, Norah, Madison, Colton, Maci, Landyn, Landon and Hailey; two siblings, Kenny Runninger and Raymond "Leroy" Runninger, and three half siblings, Judy Bowry, Carol Bowry, and Tommy Bowry.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by two sisters; Norma Jean Runninger and Ethel ‘Louise" Runninger; and a brother John "Johnny" Runninger.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Huff Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 312 West Park St. Franklin where family and friends are welcome from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. Thursday and 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. Friday.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Rudy of Calvary Temple Church, officiating.
Interment will follow at Lamey Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA of Venango County 491 Allegheny Blvd. Franklin, PA 16323.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.Hufffuneral.com.