Friday, February 6, 2015

James Larry Thomas

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.

1 comment:

Linda McGahan said...

Working with James all these years has been a joy. We all grew up together at Baldor.
When we talked about family you were always Mama the one who could take care of everything. Boy did he love those girls. He had confidence in thme when you were ill and he depended on them.
You were family and he let us all know you were his. I've worked with many men out there but James was different. He wanted to be a friend and was to so many. You and the girls can hold your heads high and wake with a smile knowing he belonged to you.
I'll will never forget James and I'm thankful to have know him. Take care of yourself, keep your health up and enjoy those sweet grandchildren.
God be with!
Linda McGahan