Lester Thomas, age 74 of New York formerly of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Born in Cleveland, Georgia on July 17, 1944 to the late Jonah & Hazel Mulkey Thomas. Mr. Thomas was a retired truck driver with Thurston Dodd Welding Shop. He was of the Holiness faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, W.C. Thomas; sisters, Olean Bates and Minnie Jean Robinson.
Surviving are his children and spouses, Scotty & Michelle Thomas of Cornelia, Leslie Thomas & Jerry Dill of Mt. Airy, Aidan Thomas and Hannah Thomas both of New York; former wife, Vicky Goble Thomas of Alto; brothers, Garvice Thomas of Demorest and Robert Thomas of Alto; sisters, Ora Freeman and Juanita Moose both of Demorest, Ida Loggins of Cleveland; grandchild, Nathan Dill; step-grandchildren, Natalie & Nathan Moore.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. John Umberhant and Rev. Tracy Davidson officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. John Graham officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com
MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
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