Robert W. ‘Dub’ Thomas

Published 5:00 am Friday, September 25, 2009

Services for Robert W. “Dub” Thomas, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Monday, Sept. 28, at Watkins Memorial AME Church with burial inCarver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 until 7 p.m. at Williams Mortuarywith family present from 6 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Thomas, 82, died Sept. 22, 2009, at Country Brook LivingCenter in Brookhaven. He was born in Lincoln County on June 14,1927, to Perry Thomas and Cathleen Sartin Thomas.

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He was retired. Mr. Thomas was also an U.S. Army veteran. He wasa member of Watkins Memorial AME Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sisters, Willie MaeTyler, Joy Thomas and Beulah Mae Green; and his brothers, R.Q.Thomas, J.C. Thomas, Edmond Thomas and Jeremiah Thomas.

Survivors are his loving companion, Willie Ruth Banks, ofBrookhaven; his sons, Douglas Banks and wife, Faye, of Brookhaven,and Herman Banks, of Lansing, Mich.; his daughters, Ann Banks,Charlene Banks, Linda Banks, all of Brookhaven, and Rhonda Thomas,of Hammond, La.; a sister, Carrie Mae Jones, of Chicago, Ill.; his10 grandchildren; his six great-grandchildren; his three specialnieces, Katheleen Crump, Katrina Burns and Anquanette Pryor, all ofBrookhaven; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives andfriends.