Charissa Spratlin Thomas, age 50, of Suwanee, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2012.
A native of Athens, Mrs. Thomas was the daughter of Fanita "Faye" Crook Spratlin and the late Theodore Spratlin, and was also preceded in death by her brother, Douglas Spratlin. She was a real estate agent and a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, in Knoxville, Tenn., having just moved back to Suwanee.
A wonderful wife, daughter, sister, and friend to many, Clarissa was a ray of sunshine to everyone she met. She has now gone to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ. She will be greatly missed by so many.
Survivors in addition to her mother include her husband, Steven Thomas, of Suwanee; sister, Melissa Vaughn, and her husband, Tommy, of Braselton; nieces, Amadea Groseclose, and her husband, Mathew, Ginny Shoup, and Christy Spratlin Blanchett; nephew, Jason Spratlin; and great-nieces, Victoria Shoup and Serenity Shoup.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, in the chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeff Crook officiating. Interment will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Bernstein for two hours prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com.
Bernstein Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Oct. 13, 2012