James Larry Thomas, 66, of Monroe, OK passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Monroe. James was born March 25, 1948 in Waldron, AR to James Henry & Madine Vivian (Duncan) Thomas. He worked at Baldor Electric for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard; mother in law, Beulah Miller; grandchildren, Aiden & Kimber Burns.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Shirley Jane (Miller) of the home; daughters, Jeannie & Dewayne Hayden of Paris, AR, Kim & Marcus Burns of West Fork, AR, Jamie & Dean Williamson of El Dorado, AR, (special daughter) Angie & Darren Bodnar of Booneville, AR; sisters, Linda Cutlip of Richmond, KY, Pat Deason; brothers, Albert Thomas of Hackett, AR, Robert Thomas, Lloyd Thomas, Mitchell Rose, Billy Rose, and devoted brother, John & Lynda Wilson; grandchildren, Ashley Bolton, Emily Burns, Anthony Burns, Kadie Williamson, Zakk Bodnar, Brodie Bodnar, Abbie Bodnar; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Saturday, February 7, 2015 graveside at Monroe Cemetery, Monroe, OK with Paul Williams officiating. Pallbearers will be his sons in law & friends, Dewayne Hayden, Marcus Burns, Dean Williamson, John Wilson, Don Shores, Terry Jones.
The family will be at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends.