|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1937|
|Death: ||Dec. 27, 1969|
Charles was the first of three children of Charlie and Bernice Thomas of Atlanta, Georgia. He was the brother of Gloria and Patsy. Charles' parents moved from Atlanta to Augusta, Georgia for a short period of time when Charles III was born, then the family moved back to Atlanta. Charles grew up at 545 Seal Place NE near Piedmont Park, and 1806 Alvarado Terrace, SW. Charles excelled at golf from a very young age. He graduated from Southwest Atlanta High School in 1956. He attended Georgia State College in Atlanta on a golf scholarship.
Charles married Carolyn Lyle who he knew from high school and they had a son, Charles Glenn Thomas. Charles and Carolyn divorced.
Charles met Verlyn Ritch at a dance at the Cascade-East Point Elks Club and they were married in 1962. They lived at 333 Oak Drive SE and then 1390 Town & Country Dr. SE in Atlanta. Charles worked as staff manager for Prudential Life Insurance in Decatur, Ga.
Charles and Verlyn had two children: Charles M. Thomas IV and Martha Bernice "Molly" Thomas. Charles died in December 1969 after a 15 month battle with leukemia. He was 32 years old.
Glenn Thomas now lives in Marietta, Ga., Charles M. Thomas IV lives in Newnan, Ga., Molly Thomas Moore lives in Senoia, Ga. Verlyn Ritch Thomas lives in Newnan, Ga.
Charles Mansfield Thomas (1911 - 1967)
Bernice Lee Thomas (1912 - 2004)
Note: Suffix "III" (the third) was left off the grave marker in error.
Plot: Lot 199 B, Garden of Everlasting Life
Created by: Charles Mansfield Thomas...
Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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