James E. Thomas

Published 11:00 am Friday, July 20, 2012

James E. “Slim” Thomas died Thursday, July 12, 2012. He was 61.

Mr. Thomas was born March 29, 1951, in Vicksburg. He was employed by General Motors for 34½ years in Michigan.

He was preceded in death by his father, Freddie Wright; and his mother, Virginia Bradley.

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Survivors include a daughter, Alaishia Thomas of Lansing, Mich.; a son, James E. Thomas II of Lansing; four sisters, Rosella Parker and Ella Lee Smith, both of Vicksburg, and Hattie Harris and Camellia Mills, both of Katy, Texas; one brother, Cornelius Bradley of Vicksburg; three grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives, including members of the Thomas, Bradley, Singleton, Horton and Roby families.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home.