Elisha Thomas Sr.

..lisha Thomas Sr.

VERONA – Elisha Thomas Sr. died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Tupelo. He was born June 19, 1923, in Maben to Berry Thomas and Lucy McElmerry Thomas.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Palmetto CME Church in Verona, with the Rev. Leo Wright officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. N.L. Jones is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Earlene Thomas; six sons, Willie Thomas, Eddie Thomas, Sylvester Thomas (Ann), Elisha Thomas Jr. (Sherry), Allen Thomas and Curtis Thomas (Marilyn), all of Tupelo; two brothers, Willie James Thompson and William Thompson (Jeanette), both of Mantee; two sisters, Essie Bell Reed McGee and S.C. Lee, both of West Point; a special nephew and niece, the Rev. H.B. Sadler (Daisy) and Dorothy Miller (Otha); and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; six sisters; two brothers; and one daughter.

A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, March 6, Chickasaw Journal.

Visitationis  3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with family hour 5 to 6 p.m

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