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 Joe Cephus Thomas

Joe Cephus Thomas

Birth
Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 9 Apr 1964 (aged 62)
Danville City, Virginia, USA
Burial Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 60864744 · View Source
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Laurens Advertiser
Joe C. Thomas died Thursday, April 9, in Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va. He had been in declining health for six months and a patient in the hosptial since March 9.
Mr. Thomas, a native of Abbeville County, SC, was born June 13, 1901, a son of the late Joe C. Thomas and Dora Palmer Thomas. On July 2, 1921, he married Miss Andrella McKee. In 1936 they moved to Danville and for 19 years he was employed by the City Police Department, retiring in 1961. Since that time he had been employed at the City Farm as a guard. The Thomases formerly lived in Wattsville.
A member of Third Avenue Christian Church, he was a Veteran of World War I and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Laurens, SC.
Surviving are his wife and one daughter; Mrs. Camelia V. Rogers of Sloughton, Mass., one brother, Marvin E. Thomas of Durham, NC; two sisters, Mrs. Irma T. Hollingsworth and Mrs. Mosebelle Stradier of Danville; and two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted April 11 at 4 pm at the Third Avenue Christian Church and interment was in Highland Burial Park.


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  • Created by: ClanMcKee
  • Added: 30 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60864744
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Cephus Thomas (13 Jun 1901–9 Apr 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60864744, citing Highland Burial Park, Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by ClanMcKee (contributor 47373192) .