Karen K. Thomas, 55, passed away Dec. 4, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto in Southaven. She was born June 7, 1962 in Topeka, Kan. She leaves her longtime companion, Steven Mistilis of Horn Lake; one son, Taylor Green of Washington, Mo.; one brother, James E. Thomas Jr. of Horn Lake; one sister, Diane Tye of Oakland, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her mother, Vera K. Thomas; father, James E. Thomas Sr. and beloved sister, Sherry Lynn Sharp. There will be a small gathering at the home of Karen K. Thomas’s brother in Horn Lake Saturday Dec. 9, 2017 from 12-3 p.m. The Family requests that memorials be made to Lung Cancer Research. Online condolences may be left for the family at