Originally created 08/30/99

Mr. John Thomas Jr.



GROVETOWN -- Mr. John H. Thomas Jr., 47, of 1832 Valley Brook Drive, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God Church, Augusta, with the Rev. John F. Moore officiating. Burial will be in Baldwin County Cemetery.

Mr. Thomas, a native of Baldwin County, had retired from the Army and as a nursing assistant from Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. He was a graduate of Baldwin High School and a member of First Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Clark Thomas; two sons, John H. Thomas III, Waco, Texas, and Alfonso M. Thomas, Augusta; three daughters, Felicia A. Thomas, Brenda D. Freeman and Jennifer L. Thomas, all of Augusta; his mother and stepfather, Alfonso and Louise Mendez, Milledgeville; two brothers, Charlie Thomas and Joseph Thomas, both of Milledgeville; four sisters, Linda Adam, Shirley Hubbard, Cathy Jordon and Carolyn Thomas, all of Milledgeville; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be members of the Army Honor Guard.

Friends may call at the residence or at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 30, 1999