Originally created 09/25/98

Mr. William Thomas



SYLVANIA, Ga. -- Mr. William Morris "Coot" Thomas, 42, of Effingham Highway, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at the Medical College of Georgia.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Gospel Light Church with the Rev. Moses Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Thomas, a native of Screven County, was a brick mason.

Survivors include one son, William Morris Thomas Jr., Sylvania; his father, William Frank Thomas Sr., Sylvania; six brothers, John Lester Mays, Augusta, Willie Harry Young, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Randolph Thomas, Israel Thomas and Qunitis Earl Thomas, all of Sylvania, and Dan Lee Thomas, Clito; and two sisters, Elizabeth Thomas, Sylvania, and Margaret Thomas, Hephzibah.

Pallbearers will be Henry Teague, Chris Sheppard, Charlie Jackson, Charles White, William Smoak and Squire Smart.

A wake service will be from 5 to 6 p.m. today at Sylvania Funeral Home.