Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 19, 2000

Gerome Thomas

Services for Gerome Thomas of Champaign, Ill., are 2:30 p.m.,Saturday, Oct. 21, at Jericho Church of Christ with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, Oct. 20, from noon until 8 p.m. withfamily hour from 7-8 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

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Mr. Thomas, 47, died Oct. 15, 2000, at Care Centre in Urbana,Ill. He was born in Lincoln County on June 16, 1953, to Jess Thomasand Evelyn Hilson Adams.

He was a roofer and plasterer.

Preceding him in death were his parents, three brothers, and onesister.

Survivors are his wife, Susan Walker Thomas of Champaign, Ill.;his stepdaughters, Judith Walker and Sandra Walker, both ofChampaign, Ill.; his stepson, Robert Walker of Champaign, Ill.; hisbrothers, Lawrence Adams of Champaign, Ill., J. C. Adams ofMinneapolis, Minn., Jessie V. Adams of Lansing, Mich., andGrandberry Adams, Sherley Adams, James Ray Thomas, and JohnnieThomas, all of Brookhaven; and six grandchildren.