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Rose Hill Cemetery


FEBRUARY 8, 1941


BELLS - Funeral services for J.T. Thomas, 84, of Bells are planned for 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2002 at the Mullican-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Thomas passed away Tuesday, December 24 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Sherman. Mullican-Little Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
J.T. Thomas was born September 4, 1918 in Viars Chapel Community to James T. Thomas and Aletha Teel Thomas. He graduated from Van Alstyne High School and on February 8, 1941 Mr. Thomas married Mary Jane “Janie” Walkup in Southmayd, Texas.
Mr. Thomas was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bells, the Bells Masonic Lodge #798 and American Legion Post #563 in Bells. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII and a retired homebuilder.
The Rev. Joan Humphries of Bells First United Methodist Church will officiate the service Friday and interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery where Masonic graveside services will be held by the Bells Masonic Lodge. Masons will serve as Pallbearers with Honorary Pallbearers being Jackie Lankford, Troyce Walt, W.C. Pointer, Don Dexhimer, A.L. Isom and Billy E. Dugan.
Mr. Thomas is survived by; son, Roy Lee Thomas and his wife Becky of Savoy; son Ralph Thomas and his wife Betty of Pottsboro; sister, Hope Garland and her husband D.W. of Sherman; sister, Peggy Richardson and her husband Carl Lee of Mission, Texas; brother, Andy Joe Thomas and his wife Neva of Denton; brother Chesley Thomas and his wife Joy of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. J.T. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Janie, on February 25, 2000.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26 for visitation.
Memorials may be made to the First Methodist Church, P.O. Box 155, Bells, Texas 75414. Mullican-Little Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BELLS - Services for Mary Jane "Janie" Thomas, 77 of Bells, who died Feb. 25, 2000 in Mullican Care Center, were held Feb. 27, 2000, in Mullican-Little Funeral Home Chapel.
The Rev. Joan Humphries of First United Methodist Church in Bells officiated.  Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Thomas was born Nov. 9, 1922, in the Ethel community.  She was the daughter of David and Maudie Watts Walkup and graduated from Collinsville Schools.  She married James T. Thomas on Feb. 8, 1941, in Southmayd, Texas.
Janie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bells, a homemaker, partner, and friend.
Surviving are her husband, James T. Thomas of Bells; son and his wife, Roy Lee and Becky Thomas of Savoy; son and his wife, Ralph and Betty Thomas of Pottsboro; sister, Reba Goodman and Helen Neely, both of Collinsville; and five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Family members served as pallbearers.  Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke Street, Alexandria, Va. 22314.

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