Funeral services for B.W. “Berry Tom” Thomas, 80, of the
Seven Knobs community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be
held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow
in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community of
Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012, at his residence.
He was born September 27, 1931, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Benton Thomas and Dora Thomas. On October 8,
1949 in Angolan, IN, he was married to A.V. Thomas, who
survives. He was a supervisor at the county recycling center,
and affiliated with the Center Grove Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Sons: Larry Thomas and Garry Thomas; 2 Grandsons: Garry
Thomas, Jr. and Stevie Allen; 1 Brother: Jack Thomas; 1
Sister: Mable Vantasel; and his Father in Law and Mother in
Law: Troy B. Hensley and Maggie Hensley.
Survivors include his Wife: A.V. Thomas of Gainesboro, TN; 1
Daughter: Debbie (Elmer) Allen of Gainesboro, TN; 3
Grandchildren: Jerry (Tonya) Thomas, Missy Thomas, and
Shawn (Julie) Thomas; 2 Great-Grandchildren: Bobby Dale
Thomas and Emma Thomas; 6 Step Great Grandchildren:
Lisa Pryor, Latoya Pryor, Thomas Pryor, Kaitlyn Young, Kaleb
Young, and Kristen Young; and a host of nieces, nephews,
brother in laws, and sister in laws.
Bro. John Mabery and Bro. John Anderson will officiate at
Memorial donations may be made to the John Young
Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.
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