NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Melvin Thomas, 48, of Glover Grove Court, died Monday, May 21, 2001, at his residence. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2001, at Glover Grove Baptist Church, Gloverville, S.C., with Rev. Bobby Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Thomas, a native of Aiken County, S.C. was a member of Glover Grove Baptist Church, Gloverville, S.C. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Survivors include his loving siblings two brothers, Michael Thomas (Millicent) of Brunswick, Ga. and Shawn Thomas (Deanna) of Aiken, S.C.; two sisters, Christine Grubbs (Lonzo) of North Augusta, S.C. and Karen Banks (Joe) of Harlem, Ga.; and a host of other loving relatives and dear friends. The family will receive friends today from noon until 7 p.m. at the funeral home or at the residence of his brother, Shawn Thomas, 3131 Silver Bluff Road, Aiken, S.C. Cheatham Funeral Home, Inc., Langley, S.C. (803)-593-0660.
The Augusta Chronicle-May 23, 2001