RIPLEY – Lynn Thomas, 53, passed away Nov. 8, 2006, at her home after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Doug Thomas of Ripley; a son Derek and his wife, Amy, of Dover-Foxcroft; a daughter, Denise of Ripley; her parents, Ewart and Johanna Hodgins of Centralia, Wash.; a brother, Robin Hodgins; and a sister, Judy West, both of Centralia, Wash. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at First Free Baptist Church, Spring Street, Dexter. Burial will be immediately after the service at the Ferndale Cemetery, Ripley. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. To sign an online guest book, go to