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James Curtis ‘Jimmy Thomas

Services for James Curtis “Jimmy” Thomas of Meadville are 2p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Sarepta Baptist Church with burial inUnion Church Cemetery in Jefferson County.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at Franklin Funeral Home.

Mr. Thomas, 63, died July 30, 2001, at his residence. He wasborn in Franklin County on March 20, 1938, to Curt Thomas andMaggie Cannon Thomas.

He was a retired offshore oil worker. He was a member of SareptaBaptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was an Air Forceveteran.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his wife, Jane Vernette Thomas of Meadville; hissons, Rosco Thomas and Art Thomas, both of Meadville; his daughter,Vivian Cater of Wesson; his mother, Maggie Thomas of Knoxville; hissisters, Sarah Benoit of Brusly, La., Mary Katherine Larkin ofBude, and Lona Thomas of Knoxville; and five grandchildren.