Funeral services for Timothy Ralph “Tim” Thomas will be held at: 2:00 P.M. , on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at Newton County Funeral Home – South Chapel with Bro. Steve Pouncey and Bro. William Savell officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements
Mr. Thomas, 46, of Newton, died Saturday, February 13, 2010 in Newton County.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was known for his love of athletics. He enjoyed traveling with his family around the Southeast going to sporting events that his children participated in. Favorite past times were those spent with his family and loved ones. As a child, he enjoyed going on mission trips and attending Vacation Bible School at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, where he was a member.
He was preceded in death by: His Father: Wilford Ralph Thomas His Sister: Pamela Jan Thomas Thornton His Brother-In-Law: Charles Michael Thornton His Very Special Aunt: Peggy Holder Lowe His Uncle: Houston Cook His Aunt: Ouida James His Grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Jay and Mr. and Mrs. B.B. Holder
Survivors Include: His Mother: Doris Holder Thomas of Newton His Wife: Tonya Renee Thomas of Newton The Mother of His Children: Lisa Roper Thomas of Philadelphia His Daughters: Abby Denise Thomas of Starkville Carly Jan Thomas of Philadelphia His Son: Brody Roper Thomas of Newton His Uncles: J.W. Holder of Louin Howard Lowe of Taylorsville His Aunt: Bernice Holder Cook of Bay Springs
His Step-children: Walter Scott, Jr. of Decatur, Jessica Massey of Union Emily Anthony of Sebastaspol
Thomas Cousins include: Buddy James, Vicki Jenkins and Gwen Cargill, all of Hattiesburg. A Host of cousins, friends, and other relatives
Pallbearers will be: Jeff Jones, Jeff Griffin, Gaylon Estes, Robert Roberts, Mike Williams, John Garvin, George Ward, Tony Evans, and Mike "Dirt" Hurst Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jacob Matlock, Derek Goodman, Scott Goodman, Ricky Cook, Shane Cook, Jerry Rhodes, Justin Rhodes, Stephen Rhodes, Cory Crumpton, Timmy Stringer, Mark Lowe, and Doug Holder
Visitation is on Monday 2/15/2010 from 5-8pm at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Building Fund, C/O of Thomas McNeil, 4523 Hwy. 503, Newton, MS 39345.