Leola B. Thomas, 88, of McIntosh died April 26, 2012.
She was born March 28, 1924. Mrs. Thomas was a strong, loving and independent woman.
Survivors include one son, Eliga (Gracie-Mae) Thomas; three granddaughters, Erica "MeMe" (Charles) Gloyd, Elesha Thomas, Monique (David Beck II) Beck; three grandsons, Eliga J. (Jennifer) Thomas Jr., Emmanuel L. Thomas, Emond (Deidra) Thomas; nine great-granddaughters; a host of nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Douglas Thomas Jr., Eliga "Buddy" Thomas, Clarence Thomas and Salpho Thomas. four sisters, Flora Barnes, Eula M. Thomas, Clitron Thomas and Nellie Thomas;
The service was April 30 at Jackson Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in the Vaughn Cemetery in McIntosh.