Tyrone Thomas, Sr. Obituary in Quitman at BTW Funeral Services | Quitman, GA
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Tyrone Thomas, Sr.

Passed 03/27/2021

Obituary For Tyrone Thomas, Sr.

Tyrone Thomas, Sr.

Date of Passing March 27, 2021

Tyrone Thomas, Sr. was born to two loving parents and lived on Purdue Hill outside of the city limits of Quitman, Georgia He graduated from Brooks County High, was taught the trade of brick and remodeling. He married Annie Ruth Carroll they had five children and moved to Tampa where he worked for the Tampa Ship Repair and Dry Dock after which he began purchasing and remodeling homes. Tyrone divorced and moved to Ellenville New York where he purchased properties.

His work led to having two streets named after him. One in New York “Thomas Lane” where provided housing to low income families, and the other was a family legacy in his birth town, Quitman Georgia where he along with his father and boys built several properties for the family and community. Tyrone loved passing on lessons about life and people though vivid stories, his children would say sometimes it took months and sometimes years to get it.

Tyrone was proceeded in death by his mother Lillie Mae Thomas, father General Thomas and his older brother Robert Thomas of Quitman Georgia.   Tyrone transferred to Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston New York while in rehab where he succumbed to COVID.   He is survived by his six children Gwendolyn V Thomas, Larry McCollough, Bonita Thomas Lacy, Tyrone Thomas Jr, Rondy “Duane” Thomas, Celesta Thomas. From them came is great grands as a legacy, Shafon, Tekeiki, Zakeya, Kimberly, Lukreshia, Tyrone, Tyler, Elijah, Brittanie, Essiyah, Daayon, Jermaine, Eric, Corey, Dasha, Davida, Delaiyah.

And a host of great grandchildren and two special cousins Diane Williams and Linda Small.   One of the children he helped raise in New York recently said your father treated us very well. So his legacy is honored and prayerfully his lessons lives in the hearts of that family as well.   Graveside Memorial Service for Mr. Tyrone Thomas, Sr. will be held Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM in North End Cemetery, Quitman, Georgia.

Professional Services entrusted to Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services of Quitman, Georgia.

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Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
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Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of BTW Funeral Services | Quitman, GA.
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