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Samuel W. Thomas, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1937
Death: Jan. 27, 2002

CHINLE, Ariz. Services for Samuel Thomas Sr., 64, were held at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 4 at Chinle Christian Center. Pastor Artie Aragon officiated. Burial followed at Chinle Community Cemetery.

Thomas died Jan. 27 in Albuquerque. He was born Aug. 11, 1937 in Canyon de Chelly, Ariz. into the Coyote Pass People Clan for the Tangle People Clan.

Thomas Sr. attended Intermountain School. He worked at the Old Sawmill, Sawmill, Ariz. and in Navajo, NM. He was a bull rider, saddle bronc, bareback rider and rancher. His hobbies included tending to livestock, art drawing, building horses, playing guitar and singing.

Survivors include his wife. Louise Agnes Thomas of Chinle, sons, Harrison Lynch of Spider Rock, Ariz., Wilbert Thomas of Sawmill, Ariz., Benson Y. Benally, Calvin Allen Thomas, Julius W. Thomas, Leon Mike Thomas, Samuel W. Thomas and Venson Kee Yazzie all of Chinle; daugthers, Grace Hamblen and Phyllis Mae Thomas both of Chinle and Julia Plummer of Tohatchi; mother, Katherine P. Thomas of Spider Rock; brothers, Amos Thomas, David Thomas, Johnson Thomas and Paul Thomas all of Spider Rock; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Thomas Sr. was preceded in death by his father, Sam Thomas; son, Chuck Allen Thomas; and brothers, Billy Thomas, Eddie Thomas and Elli Thomas.

Pallbearers were Amos Thomas, Calvin A. Thomas, David Thomas, Wilbert Thomas, Tom Mailboy and Venson Kee Yazzie.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements

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Chinle Cemetery
Apache County
Arizona, USA
Created by: Spyrose
Record added: Aug 08, 2006
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Samuel W. Thomas, Sr
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Samuel W. Thomas, Sr
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Rest in peace
- Cori Hoag
 Added: Sep. 14, 2009

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