Alachua - Mae Catherine Thomas, age 86 passed away peacefully February 19, 2014 at NFRMC. Mrs. Thomas was a member of New Jerusalem Church of God and served faithfully until her health failed.

She is survived by two daughters, Virginia L. Bullard Gainesville, FL; Althea Johnson (Roosevelt) Lacrosse; one son James Thomas (Aggie) Gainesville, FL; one sister Nancy Manning Orlando, FL; 2 sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law, 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren, a host of, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her husband James Thomas, Sr., 1 brother and 4 sisters.

Viewing will be at the Forest Meadows Funeral Home Chapel, 725 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 4 - 6 p.m. and at the Church Of God In Christ located at 15537 NW 141st Street, Alachua, FL on Saturday March 1, 2014 one hour prior to service and during the processional. No viewing after the eulogy. Service will be held at 11:00a.m. An online guestbook is available at

Funeral Home

Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemeteries
725 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609
(800) 958-2528

Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2014