Janna Ruth Thomas, age 70, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehab. She was born on July 20, 1941, in Chicago, Ill., to the late John P. and Dorothy Moss Zimmer. Jan attended Eldon High School, Eldon, and Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill. Jan was retired from the State of Missouri. Jan is survived by son, Jord (Dolores) Thomas, and granddaughter Megan Thomas, all of Escondido, Calif.; former husband, William E. Thomas now residing in Santa Fe, N.M.; brothers, David (Elinore) Zimmer, Jefferson City, Paul (Roberta) Zimmer, Decatur, Ill. and Steve (Alice) Zimmer, Ozark; sisters, Lillian Wheeler, California, Becky (Charlie) Ash, Tuscumbia and Debbie (Ron) Traub, Hermann. Jan's life will be celebrated in a private family memorial. Donations can be made to New Horizons Community Support, 2013 William St., Jefferson City, MO 65109. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at heartlandcremation.com.