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Wayne E. Thomas

Obituary Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Wayne E. Thomas, 77, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday April 30, 2014 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital following a period of declining health.

Born July 27, 1936 in Blairsville, GA to the late Loy and Evia Thomas, he had been a resident of Dahlonega for the past year after living in Gilmer County from 2000 until 2013. He had also previously lived in Lilburn. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dawsonville and U.S. Army Veteran who served from 1959 until 1965. He retired after 30 years of service with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company where he worked as a computer systems trainer. A devoted husband and father, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Verdell M. Thomas.

Surviving are his sons and daughters in law, Jeff and Pam Thomas, Lilburn, Rev. Keith and Cerena Thomas, Dahlonega; sisters in law, Nina Moss, Dahlonega, Opal Beaver, Lilburn; grandchildren, Christy Cassidy, Katlin Sims, Joshua Thomas, Carissa Thomas, Timothy Thomas, Laura Thomas; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Monday May 5, 2014 at 11 o'clock at the First Baptist Church of Dawsonville. Dr. Jim Gaines will officiate. Interment will in the Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Young Harris, Georgia at 3 o'clock.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
Funeral Date
05/06/2014 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Bearden Funeral Home