DAVIN, W.Va. — Rebecca Thomas celebrated her 90th birthday with family at Pipestem Resort near Hinton, W.Va., on April 23.
Thomas was born to Ras and Cora Peters at Iaeger, W.Va. She has lived in Gilman Bottom for the last 67 years where she raised three children, Roger, Linda, and Brenda, with her husband, Arnold Thomas.
The celebration included family from Maryland, Tennessee, West Virginia, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. In attendance was Thomas’ brother, Thurman (Gladys) Peters; her daughter, Brenda Gawthrop; son-in-law, Paul Gamble, and grandchildren: Cindy (Tim) Tutwiler, Keven (Maura) Thomas, Becky (Rob) Anderson, Michael Thomas, Amy (George) Messina, and Mitchell Gawthrop. In addition, nine of her ten great-grandchildren, Haley, Lexie, Kara, Maddie, Jake, Jackson, Dylan, Bridget, and Dylan Andrew, were there to wish her Happy Birthday.