Obituaries

George Thomas -

Mr. George Washington Thomas, age 92, Telford, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at his residence.

Mr. Thomas was a native of Mars Hill, North Carolina, and son of the late Enoch and Rushie Bailey Thomas. In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas was also preceded in death by one son, David Thomas, of Telford.

Mr. Thomas was of the Baptist faith and was a life long farmer. Mr. Thomas was also a United States Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Agnes Thomas, of the home; one daughter, Ronda Coggins (Larry), of Telford; two sons, Roger Thomas (Sharon), of Telford, Gary Thomas, of Limestone; two granddaughters, Jennifer Loyd (Derek), of Limestone, and Lisa Newlon (Andy), of Chuckey; two great grandchildren, Ivy Newlon and Ian Andrew Newlon, of Chuckey; three brothers, Lloyd Thomas and J.D. Thomas, of Mars Hill, NC, James Benard Thomas, Morristown, TN; one sister, Jean Sells, Asheville, NC.

Interment was Sunday, September 16, 2012, at Graceland Cemetery in Greene County.

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