Shawnee resident Dicie Charlene Thomas, 86, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday after a long battle with dementia with her husband of 66 years by her side. Services will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Walker Funeral Service with Rev. Larry Sparks officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Charlene was born March 1, 1933 in Spencerville, Oklahoma to Robert Oscar Young and Dicie Ludie (Adams) Young. She married Bill Thomas on November 1, 1952 in Dequeen, AR and had 2 children, Bill and Judy. Charlene was a bright and cheerful woman and was loved by all. She was a full time volunteer at the Shawnee Medical Center for more than 20 years as well as assisting Bill in running their construction business. She enjoyed traveling in her motorhome, bowling, golfing, cooking and sewing. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter: Judy, brothers: Pete, Virgil, Calvin, Junior, and Earl. She is survived by her Husband: Bill Thomas of the home,Son: Bill D. Thomas of OKC,3 Grandchildren: Jason Tibbs of Norman,Savannah Thomas of Lake Tahoe, CA,Ryan Thomas of Denver, CO,Brother: James Young and wife Rachel of Harrah,Son-in-law: Terry Wynn of Edmond,And several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. The family would like to thank Carter Hospice for their exceptional love and care.