Carrol Calvin "C.C" Thomason, 79 of Newton, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Rush Foundation Hosptial in Meridian.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. , on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Newton , with Bro. Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until service time at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 2548 Cedar Grove Rd., Newton, on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
He was a native of Blue Springs, moving to this area in the late 70's. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, Shriner, and a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid pilot. Favorite past times were listening to country music, especially Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, and Elvis Presley. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved to talk and enjoyed his time at Hardee's drinking coffee at the "liars table." He will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Leroy & Bessie Kelly Thomason; three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include his wife: Catherine Thomason of Newton; daughter: Tammy Meaders and her Butch of Newton; two sons: Leslie Thomason and Rusty Thomason, both of Texas; one sister: Marjorie Kennedy of North Mississippi ;six stepchildren; several grandchildren and great- grandchildren; several nieces and nephews
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The Hardee's Coffee Club will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Newton County Funeral Home of Newton is in charge of arrangements. 601-635-3200