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Mandi Thomas

1988- 2020
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Mandi Thomas

Mandi Lynn Thomas was suddenly called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Dec. 20, 2020, due to an unknown, pre-existing brain aneurysm.

A memorial service will be held Jan. 23, 2021 at the Salt Creek Arena in Boyd Texas. Service time to be announced at a later date.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Mandi’s Book of Memories online at

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc, 62 S. Main Street, Union City, Pennsylvania.

Mandi graduated with honors in 2007 from Union City Area High School, Union City, Pennsylvania. She was homecoming queen as well as the female athlete of the year. She ran cross country, track, and high jumped, qualifying for the State meet. She competed in track and field her first year of college. During college Mandi was blessed to work in the horse program at the world-renowned Waggoner Ranch in Wichita Falls, Texas. Mandi graduated summa cum laude from Midwestern State University in Wichita Fall, Texas where she majored in Spanish and secondary education. She taught at Decatur High School for a short time before settling into her position at Springtown High School, teaching high school Spanish and ESL. Mandi was a beloved teacher, mentor, and friend.

Mandi was an accomplished horsewoman, having won saddles and buckles as evidence. When not teaching in school, Mandi was training horses and competing in barrel racing or pole bending. She really enjoyed giving lessons to the horse crazy kids. She loved all her students and taught them with all her heart.

Mandi lived life to the fullest. She was a loving daughter and sister. She cared deeply for her family and made sure they knew it. She was a kind and compassionate person that left an impact on those she met. Mandi will be greatly missed by many.

Mandi was preceded in death by an Uncle V. Scott Wurst; grandmother Ruth E. (Fisk) Thomas; grandfather Danny R. Thomas, and grandfather William J. Wurst.

Mandi is survived by two brothers Cody S. Thomas (Millie K. Robinson, Thomas); a nephew Avery U. Thomas all of Plainwell, Michigan and Clay R. Thomas of Union City, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by both of her parents Bruce D. Thomas and Laura Lee (Wurst) Thomas of Union City, Pennsylvania and her grandmother, Joan E. (Wasiela) Wurst of Union City, Pennsylvania.

The Springtown Epigraph,

Jan. 7, 2021 Edition