Monday, February 8, 2016

Cletis Lawson Thomas

Cletis Lawson Thomas, 83, of Floyd, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, February 7, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his parents Claude and Macie Thomas  and  brother and sister-in-law,  Laurel Edward and Hazel  Thomas.

He served in the Army as a medic from November 1952 to November 1954 and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.  He also was a long time member of the Little River Baptist Church.  He will be missed very much by his loving wife, family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Jean Yates Thomas; son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan D. and Mary Ellen Harmon; grandson, Josiah Harmon; brother and sister-in-law, Clarence (Bill) and Marie Thomas; sisters and brothers –in-law, Claudine and Chester Sowers, Barbara and Sheldon Vest; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. , Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Cecil Brown officiating with Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post #127 with Interment to follow in the Wilson Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6:00pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home.

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