|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1899|
|Death: ||Sep. 18, 1973|
Marietta Journal - Wed, Sept 19, 1973
Mrs Ben (Velma M) Thomas, 74, of 4404 Mercer Road, Decatur, died Tuesday.
Funeral services will be 2pm Thursday at Davis Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be at the church at 1pm.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs Jessie Luke of Decatur, Mrs Vera [Ballard] Drew of Artesia Calif, and Mrs Jo Ann [Thomas] Perkins of Austell; three sons, Herman Ballard of Atlanta, G A Thomas of Mableton and John S Thomas of Austell; 222 grandchildren.
Roy Davis Funeral Home in Austell is in charge of arrangements.
Daughter of Robert M Holcombe & Mary C Robinson, his 2nd wife, she married Hoyt Ballard on 16 Dec 1914 in Haralson Co GA, and James Benjamin Franklin Thomas on 19 Jun 1924. She was 3rd cousins & 4th cousins with her 2nd husband although they may not have known. [Memorial manager is cousins with her and her husband.]
James M Holcombe & Jane Katherine Reid
Martin Holcombe & Phoebie Reid
Robert Alexander Reid & Nancy Katherine Adrian
Reuben Holcombe & Mary Ann Kellett
Henry Martin Reid & Edith Harrison
George Reid & Jane Gaston
(Henry Martin Reid & George Reid were brothers, sons of George Reid & Catherine Margaret Chambers.)
Robert M. Holcombe (1859 - 1939)
Hoyt T. Ballard (1890 - 1918)
James Benjamin Franklin Thomas (1891 - 1956)
Clara Julia Holcombe Griffin (1887 - 1951)*
Beulah Holcombe Carroll (1892 - 1918)*
Minnie Velma Holcombe Thomas (1899 - 1973)
Davis Chapel Cemetery
Maintained by: Debbie Z*~
Originally Created by: Charles Mansfield Thomas...
Record added: May 01, 2013
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