Melvin Thomas was born to Roosevelt & Carrie Thomas on January 4, 1936, in Timpson, Texas. Melvin attended school in the Liberty Community. At an early age, Melvin joined King Chapel CME Church, where he was a member for several years. Later, he joined Rigmaiden Chapel CSHC.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, Roosevelt and Carrie Thomas, and one sister, Helen Hartsfield.

Melvin leaves to cherish his memory, one daughter, Sharon Spikes (Timothy) of Burkeville, Texas; a God-Daughter, Alice White (Cecil) of Kirbyville, Texas; one brother, Willie Ray Thomas (Betty) of Pensacola, Florida; 2 Grandchildren, Daphanie Spikes of Shankleville, Texas and Timothy Spikes, Jr., of Lufkin, Texas; one aunt, Willie Lee Thomas of Timpson, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Celebration of Life Graveside Services for Mr. Melvin Thomas are as follows:

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Celebration of Life Graveside Service: 10:00am

Liberty Community Cemetery

Newton, Texas

Services for Mr. Melvin Thomas are entrusted to Coleman’s Family Mortuary 409 South

Magnolia Woodville, Texas 75979(409)

*Mask are required*

Coleman’s Family Mortuary along with the Thomas family will require all family and friends to wear their masks and use all safety precautionary measures as well as practice social distancing upon entering the services .

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