Richard Neal Thomas, 64, of Jackson died Jan. 15, 2009 at a local hospital. He retired as a laborer.
Survivors include his son, Tommy Jackson, Pensacola, Fla.; three daughters, Patricia Thomas, Voncille Sellers, Alaine Montgomery, all of Coffeeville; a stepson, Andrew Jackson, Jackson; two sisters, Maxine Thomas, Shirley Rodgers, both of Jackson; a stepsister, Sandra Hollins, Coraopolis, Mass.; 23 grandchildren.
The service was Jan. 24 at Mount Olive Baptist Church No. 2 in Jackson. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Jackson. Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson directed.