Obituaries

Alex George (Shibu), 44, passed away on February 23, 2018. He was born on December 24, 1974, to Mr. K. V. George and Aleyamma George, Kochidasseril in Puthenpuzha, Kerala, India. He was the youngest of eight children and was a younger brother to the late Babykutty George. He spent all his childhood in Puthenpuzha and received his education there.

Shibu was married to Anna Alex from the Mylettu family in Puthenpuzha. He immigrated to the United States in 2002. God blessed them with two children, Amiel and Abhishek. Shibu was an active member of the church, and was very involved in church programs and activities. He served the church in various capacities, such as the Yuvajana Sakhyam secretary, lay leader, and committee member, and was well known for chanting the liturgy prayers.

Shibu was also a very talented artist, actor, and writer. He wrote many scripts for plays and was an integral part of the Oklahoma Malayalee Association's cultural programs. He was a loving father and will always be remembered for bringing Amiel and Abhishek to all Sunday School activities. He loved interacting with people and always had a smile on his face. He is survived by his wife and two sons, his mother Aleyamma George, and sisters Marykutty (USA), Daisy, Lissy, Mercy, Jessy, and brother Shaju.

The sudden absence of his radiant presence will truly be missed. Memorial service was held on February 24, 2018 in Yukon, and the funeral service was held at 2 PM on February 25, 2018 at the Mar Thoma Church of Oklahoma.
Babu Thomas, 56, returned to his heavenly home on March 7th, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. His devotion
to his family and friends and his firm belief in God supported him in this difficult journey. Babu was born in Vakathanam, Kerala, India, on May 25th, 1960 to the late Mr. P. M. Thomas and Mrs. Thomas. He was immersed in the Mar Thoma Christian community which became his lifelong support.

Babu began his career as a physics professor in Kochi. He immigrated to the US in 1997 and worked at the OU Family Medicine Center. His passions included freelance writing, acting, script writing, and teaching Bible study and Sunday School.

He is dearly missed by his loved ones, who celebrate the fact that he is at peace with his Creator. He is survived by his wife, Mercy, children Mebin, Tobin, and Christine, sisters Shirly and Shiny, and mother Sosamma.

Funeral Service was held on March 19, 2017 at Edamon Vakathanam Thabore Mar Thoma Church in Kerala.