Minnie Velma Holcombe Thomas

  • Birth 19 Jul 1899
  • Death 18 Sep 1973
  • Burial Mableton, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 109821284

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.
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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.]

Grandparents:
James M Holcombe & Jane Katherine Reid

Great-grandparents:
Martin Holcombe & Phoebie Reid
Robert Alexander Reid & Nancy Katherine Adrian

GG-grandparents:
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.)


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  • Maintained by: Debbie Z*~
  • Originally Created by: Charles Mansfield Thomas IV
  • Added: 1 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 109821284
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie Velma Holcombe Thomas (19 Jul 1899–18 Sep 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 109821284, citing Davis Chapel Cemetery, Mableton, Cobb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Debbie Z*~ (contributor 47292192) .