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James Thomas

May 27, 2016

Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home 1106 Hwy. 33 South New Tazewell, TN 37825 (423) 626 - 2191 Fax (423) 626 - 8440 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.
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