Caldonia Meeks Thomas

Published 7:20 pm Thursday, February 28, 2019

Caldonia Meeks Thomas passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Merit Health River Region. She was 94.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 900 South Street, Vicksburg, with the Rev. Richard T. Middleton III, EdD, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019, at the funeral home.

Born in Vicksburg, she finished college at Jackson State University in Education and attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and obtained a Master’s Degree in Guidance Counseling. She worked in the Warren County Public Schools as a teacher at Bovina Elementary and retired as a guidance counselor at Warren Central High School. She was an active member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Vicksburg.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, David E. Thomas Sr.; her parents, John Henry Meeks and Pearl Hughes Meeks; seven brothers, Robert Meeks, Wilbur Meeks, Walter Meeks, Melvin Meeks, Clarence Meeks, Calvin Meeks (her twin), and Lester Meeks; three sisters, Annie Savage, Kathryn Brown and Pearl Vincent; a daughter, Ca’Lannye M. Thomas; two sons, David E. Thomas Jr. and John H. Thomas; and a granddaughter, Angela Thomas Stamps.

She is survived by her daughter, Kara Thomas Johnson of Vicksburg; five grandchildren, Tammy Thomas Jackson (David) of Acworth, Georgia, Breneé Johnson of Buford, Georgia, Julian Johnson of Columbus, Ohio, Specialist Jonathan Thomas of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and Justin Thomas of Phoenix, Arizona; seven great-grandchildren, Nicholas Jackson of Denver, Colorado, Breshae Stamps of Vicksburg, Morgan Jackson and Zachary Jackson, both of Acworth, Georgia, Cameron Stamps of Vicksburg, and Brooklyn Brown and Carter Brown, both of Buford, Georgia; and a daughter-in-law, Diane Thomas, of Kennesaw, Georgia.