Aleyamma Thomas died Sept. 19, 2010 in Juneau. She was born April 10, 1935 in Kerala, India.
Aleyamma was preceded in death by her husband, P.D. Thomas, her son Koshy Viadhyan, her father Cherian Vaidhyan and her mother Achamma Cherian. She is survived by her sons Daniel (Ivy) Viadhyan and Thomas (Mini) Cherian, her daughter Beena (John) Byjew and her grandchildren Tindu and Nikitha Daniel and Dani and Jazmin Cherian
Her family said "We called her 'Ammachi' and she served God until her last breath. She ran the race that was set before her. She testified about God to everyone who crossed her path. When she was facing her hard times she had an unwavering faith in Lord. The Word of the Lord was her strength in hard and happy times. May she rest in peace."
A service was held Sept. 22 at Alaskan Memorial Park in Juneau.