Harvey Merle Thomas, 87, passed away on February 26, 2017 in Mayo, Fla. Mrs. Thomas was born January 28, 1930 in Colquitt, Georgia to Harvey King and Nettie Davis King. Mrs. Thomas was of the Christian faith and worked with the U.S. Gov. as a Contractor with the AERO company.
Harvey was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey King and Nettie Davis King; her husband, John C. Thomas; a son, Robert L. Thomas and a daughter, Peggy Murray Yates.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by her daughter, Shirley Swinson of Mayo; two brothers, Wesley King of England, and Charles King of Starke, Fla.; three sisters, Mary Moto, Alice Brown and Beatrice King, all of Starke, Fla.; her daughter-in-law, Shirley Thomas of Perry; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Burns Funeral Home of Perry with Bro. Cricket Watson officiating. Interment services will follow immediately afterwards in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Burns Funeral Home of Perry. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry.
Friends may sign the online guest book at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com
Published on February 28, 2017