Thibodaux - Early Thomas, 91, a resident of Thibodaux, peacefully departed this life on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.
Visiting was held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Bell Baptist Church in Raceland. Burial in Brooklyn Cemetery.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his beloved wife, Ola Mae Shelby Thomas, children, Rodney Thomas (Emma), Paul (Barbara), Kerry, Carl, Curtis (Darlene), Paulette Sewire (Floyd), Gwendolyn Sylvester (Ricky) and Patricia Baptiste (Claude); sister, Gertie Mae Walker (Clifford); 21 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Doris Dabolis (Garvena), Betty and Beatrice Shelby and Shirley Turner; brother-in-law, Gene Shelby (Leomia) and a host of other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Stella and Ben Thomas, Sr.; children, Audrey Thomas Culbert and Wayne Joseph Thomas; brothers, Eddie Sr., Clarence, Wilbert and Ben Thomas, Jr.; sisters, Beatrice and Lillian Joseph, Francis Folse, Eldora Thomas and Olivia Thomas Triggs.
Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Thomas Family
Published by Houma Today from Jul. 22 to Jul. 23, 2021.