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New Tazewell, TN 37825
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Mr. James O. Thomas age 69 of Tazewell, TN was born December 23, 1946 and passed away May 27, 2016 at his home in Tazewell with his loving family by his side. Jim was baptized December 14, 2002 and become a member of Whipple Missionary Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of the US Army during Vietnam. Jim was owner and operator of Pioneer Auto Parts for 23 years.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Luther and Essie Mae Thomas
Brother: Larry Thomas
Sister: Rita Ison
Mother-in-Law and Father-in-Law:
Homer and Elsie Crawford
He is survived by his:
Loving wife of 47 years: Linda (Crawford) Thomas
Daughter: Kim and Rev. Tim Cosby
Granddaughter: Izabella "Bella-G" Cosby
Sisters: Brenda Partin
John Ann Thomas and husband Don
Very special childhood friend: Hill Turner
Several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 6PM until 8PM at Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 11AM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Cosby officiating. Music will be provided by Rev. Tim Cosby and Izabella Cosby.
Burial will follow in the Irish Memorial Gardens with full Military Honors
Pallbearers: Dennis Reece, Jason Hurst, Clayton Moyers, Hill Turner, Adam Pendleton, Tommy Meeghan and Craig Moyers
Honorary Pallbearers: Tony Arnett, Fred Cosby, Izabella Cosby and Kenneth Wilson
Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.