Louise Mavline Thomas, age 89, of Marietta, passed away December 25, 2013. She was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on February 29, 1924. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday December 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm in the chapel of Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home with Dr. Lucian Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery. She is preceded in death by her husband, brother and sister, parents, and her granddaughter Cicely Johnson. She graduated from Jefferson High School in Charlottesville and business school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She worked for the St. Louis Urban League and in retail sales. After eighteen years, she retired from Sears Roebuck. After her retirement, she began working for Hallmark Cards and retired at the age of eighty-three. Louise will always be remembered as a hard worker with a willing and kind spirit and a great sense of humor. She was a loving spouse and parent. Her kindness and love will live on in the minds and hearts of family and friends. Louise leaves to cherish her memory: a loving daughter, Melverly B. Thomas, a nephew and three cousins. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, December 30, 2013 from 11-12:00. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery.