Anita Vaughn Thomas at the age of 77, peacefully slipped the bonds of Earth on March 5, 2012 joyfully going into the loving arms of her eternal companion Roger.Anita was born on January 12, 1935 to Dallas and Roberta Neville in Los Angeles, California. She was the second of seven eventual children. On August 30, 1952, Anita married her sweetheart Roger G. Thomas in Hawthorne, California and they were together until he passed away in January of 2006. Anita was a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and would often express her love for the Savior. She was passionate about genealogy work and attended the temple often. Anita loved reading, shoes, and was a passionate bargain shopper. She was loving and supportive to her seven (7) children, 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.Anita is preceded in death by her siblings, Marjorie, Deloris, and Keith, along with her son Bradley. She is survived by her siblings, Gary, Marlean, and Kay, along with her children Suzette, Vance, Curtis, Derrick, Danell and Atina.Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 11:00am at the Newcastle LDS Ward, 55 South Main, Newcastle, UT 84756. Visitations will be held on Friday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Southern Utah Mortuary, 190 North 300 West, Cedar City, UT 84720 and on Saturday, prior to services, from 9:30am to 10:30am. Interment will follow at the Enterprise Cemetery, 565 East 100 North, Enterprise, UT 84725 under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.