She was born Nov. 10, 1935. She was a member of Trumpet Ministry Church of God #2 where she served as a missionary.
Survivors include her husband, Bishop Jack Thomas, Jackson; three sons, Walter Lee Nickerson, Alfred ( Janice) Hatfield, Wilbur (Rochelle) Hatfield, all of Jackson; one daughter, Delphine (John) Robinson; one step-daughter, Diane Denise Dozier, Dothan; one sister, Mattie Hartley, Atmore; 12 grandchildren; father-in-law, Alvin Thomas, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; mother-in-law, Bertha Peterman, Dothan; two sisters in-law, Shannon Felgan, Laura Thomas, both of Hollywood, FL; two brothers-in-law, Frankie Peterman, William Thomas, both of Dothan.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Gadella Nickerson, and a son, Willie Dale Hatfield Barnes.
The service will be Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. until the 12 noon funeral hour at Mt. Olive Baptist Church No. 2 in Jackson with Rev. Stevenson Tullis, pastor and Bishop Reginald A. Witherspoon to officiate. Burial will following in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Jackson. Jackson Memorial Funeral Home will direct.