James Houston Thomas, Jr., age 78 passed away at his residence June 25, 2014. He was a native of Huntsville, AL. James served in the United States Air Force and retired as a warehouse supervisor at the VA Hospital.
James was preceded in death by his parents, James Thomas, Sr. and Eva Hasting Thomas; Clarence Thomas and sister, Margaret Owens. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Lamm Thomas; daughters, Brenda Sue Thomas (Jimmy)Harrell of Murfreesboro and Sandra Lee Thomas (Kyle) Parkhurst of Dowelltown; brothers, Clyde Thomas, Houston Thomas, Kenneth Thomas and Donald Thomas; sisters, Christine Jones, Jennie Byrd, Gathel Dean; and grandchildren, Michael McKnight, Jason Grant, Kristofer (Jessica) Harrell, Jensi (Isaac) Sanders and Hunter Parkhurst.
A memorial service will be Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Hoovers Gap Church, 13446 Hwy 41, Christiana, TN 37037. Raymond Albright will officiate.
Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130; 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of James to the American Cancer Society, 2008 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN, Big Fluffy Dog Rescue, 1105 16th Avenue S, Suite D, Nashville, TN 37212 or Avalon Hospice, 132 St. Andrews Dr, Suite D, Murfreesboro, TN 37128.