Thomasene A. Smith is a native Athenian. She was educated in the Clarke County School System. After receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing; she served in the Athens community by working at Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens Clarke County Health Department and as a school nurse in the Clarke County School System.
During the summer of 2008, she felt enlarged lymph nodes in her neck. The test were positive, she had Stage 4 Atypical Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma, a rare blood cancer.
Since that time she has been through five different cancer treatments. Her medical provider has been searching the National Bone Marrow Bank for the last three years, a donor match has not been found. Thomasene’s illness is aggressive and the need is URGENT! Please join us in finding a donor for Thomasene. There is a donor drive this week to help find Thomasene a donor. Please share with your friends and family.
BONE MARROW DONOR DRIVE
DATES: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
LOCATION: ATHENS CHURCH OF CHRIST
3720 MARS HILL RD
WATKINSVILLE, GA 30677
TIME: 4PM – 7PM
Thomasene is the mother of two sons. Her youngest son is a dependent “special needs” adult, who is very close to his mother.
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8: 28