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Obituary: Dave Thomas; Antoine


On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, Brother Dave Thomas of Antoine, AR slipped into the
Lord’s embrace in his 97th season of Life. Brother Thomas was born July 18, 1919 in Antoine, AR to Cal and Mary Thomas. He was a member of Church of God in Christ in Antoine. He was a hard worker growing and selling his own produce for several counties and also working in construction as a cement finisher for many years.

He leaves to cherish his precious memory: his loving wife, Rosie Jean Thomas of Antoine, AR; two sons, Dave Thomas Jr. of San Diego, California and Jimmie L. Thomas (Jo Ann) of Dallas, Texas; one daughter, Daisy Mae Thomas (Payne) of Lawton, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren, Michelle Thomas (King), Katina Thomas, Vanessa Thomas, Veronica Thomas, Carmelita Griffith, Creshanda, Nona Thomas, Debbie Ann Adams and Dave Thomas III; two great grandchildren, Jewlyen Roberts Thomas and Malik Thabiti, Adams, Jr.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and church members throughout the south western region of Arkansas, who believe in God’s Ten Commandments.

Funeral services are under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home in Arkadelphia, AR. Public visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 17, 2016 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Brother Thomas’s funeral service will be held at Harrison Chapel Baptist Church in Delight, AR on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Harrison Chapel cemetery in Delight, AR. The online guestbook is available to sign at www.mitchellfuneralservices.com

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