Charles Algernon Thomas, 85
Passed Away: 12/18/2012
Mr. Charles Algernon Thomas, Sr, age 85, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Thomas was born in Decatur, GA to the late Otis H. and Lulu Belle Gibbs Thomas. He was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Thomas was retired from the United States Army and also worked for 12 years with Jackson County Waste Management. In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his first wife, Dolores O. Thomas and daughter, Dolores Diane Thomas.
Mr. Thomas is survived by his second wife, Gladys B. Thomas of Commerce; children; Charles A. Thomas, Jr. (Terri) of Stockbridge, GA, Stephen R. Thomas (Odette) of Austin, TX, Carol L. Moon (Philip) of McDonough, GA, Sheryl L. Grey (Timothy, Sr.) of Spring Hill, FL, Valorie S. King of Clayton, GA, Dana E. Singleton (Steven) of Commerce, GA and David E. Thomas (Rhonda) of Commerce, GA; 21 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 PM, Friday, December 21 graveside at Resthaven Cemetery, Washington, GA with Rev. Jeff Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday night from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
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