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418 North 13th Street
P.O. Box 1557
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: 903-874-3755
Fax: 903-874-5621
Sammy Thomas

Sammy Joe Thomas

Friday, January 1st, 1937 - Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Sammy Joe Thomas, age 82 of Eureka, Texas passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at his home. He was born January 1, 1937 to Sam Johnston Thomas and Hazel (Grace) Thomas.

He graduated from Mildred High School in 1955. After graduation he worked for Safeway in Corsicana for several years. Sammy also worked for TP & L and retired from Texas Utilities. He owned and operated Vertex Machine Shop in Corsicana. He was a member of the Cowboy Church of Corsicana. He was a life member of the Eureka Masonic Lodge #1060 Eureka, Texas and was District Deputy in 2000-2001.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters; Billie Rash and Patsy Crawford and his brother-in-law Galen Crawford and sister-in law Jackie Adams Thomas.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Peggy Bailey Thomas; his children, Simon Jody Thomas, Mark Lowell Thomas and wife Jeanne and Sharon Thomas; his grandchildren, Emily Thomas Lawhon and husband Colt, Ellen Thomas, Bryan Thomas and wife Jennifer, and Jason Thomas and wife Katie; his great grandchildren, Colt Thomas Lawhon and Addeline Kate Thomas. Sammy is also survived by his brothers; Barney Thomas and wife Patricia, Roy Thomas and wife Sheila, Dave Thomas and wife Donna and Dan Thomas and wife Pam and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Corley Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Corsicana Cowboy Church with Derek Rogers and Paul Denny officiating. Burial will follow at Eureka Cemetery with Mike Parr, Ken Douglas, Rowdy Bock, Bryan Thomas, Jason Thomas, Colt Lawhon and Colt Thomas Lawhon serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Watson, Keith Weaver, Curtis McKinney, Max Gibson, Chuck Wiginton and Joe Honea.

Memorials may be made to: Asby Scholarship Fund at 1610 Dogwood Trail, Corsicana, TX 75110 or Eureka Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund at P O Box 54, Corsicana, Texas 75151.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 1st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 1st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Corley Funeral Home
    418 North 13th Street
    CORSICANA, TX 75110
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  • Service

    Monday, December 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, December 2nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Cowboy Church of Corsicana
    5864 W Hwy31
    CORSICANA, TX 75110
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    Pastor Derek Rogers
    Bro. Paul Denny
  • Interment

    Eureka Cemetery
    SE 3100
    CORSICANA, TX 75109
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With deepest sympathy. Connie jo and Bailey
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Love, Prayers and Condolences for your Loss. Sammy Joe will be missed but will always be in our hearts and memories.
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Patricia Stone-Gullatt

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i am so sorry to learn of the death of Sammy. He was a delightful gentleman and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. May the Holy Spirit comfort his family during this difficult time always remembering that, as believers, will be someday be reunited with our departed loved ones.
Patricia Stone-Gullatt

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