1934 - 2016 Memorial for Beaumont Air force Veteran set in hometown Opelousas, Louisiana, the Opelousas Veterans activity and Program Committee formerly known as Dorothy Thomas and Friends of Opelousas, La., surrounding areas and Los Angeles, Ca. will host a memorial service on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in honor of Air Force Veteran William Thomas, Jr., brother of Veterans Committee Sponsor and former Opelousas resident. Veteran Thomas was funeralzied at Antioch Baptist Church of Beaumont and will be memorialized at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Opelousas, Louisiana on Academy Street, Rev. Calvin J. Moore, Pastor - at 3:00 pm Saturday, May; 28, 2016. Veteran Thomas graduated from Hebert High School in 1953, worked at Beaumont Linen Company before and after military service, PPG, and Beaumont Independent School District until retirement. He was well-known for his BBQ; his hobbies are, golfing (where he won many trophies) and fishing. He was married to the late Martha Louise Carter who preceded him in death. She worked for BISD for several years. The committee will also be hosting its annual Memorial Day Program at the Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00 am and attendees can also visit the Opelousas Veteran Memorial Park 1/2 mile from the Cemetery. His two brothers, Army Veterans Lionel and John Thomas are also members of the Committee.
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Antioch Baptist Church
3350 Washington Blvd
Beaumont, TX 77705
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 26, 2016