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Funeral services for Ms. Georgia Lou Shoemake Thomas will be 10 AM Friday, November 17, 2017 at Conehatta Gym/Facility Building with Rev. Mark Patrick officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation begins 12 Noon Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at her home, 850 Decatur Conehatta Road. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Thomas, 78, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Gordon Thomas; parents, Buck Shoemake, Annie Billy Shoemake; son, Vernon Ray Thomas; sisters, Leona Williams, Mary Williams, Daisy Solomon, Martha Williams, Carrie Mae Jefferson, Eliza Shoemake, Velma Jimmie; brother, Edmond Shoemake, Elton Shoemake, Sr., Hubert Shoemake.

Survivors include daughters, Gloria Willis, Glenna Phillips, Dyrana Thomas and Lenova Thomas; sons, Dewayne Thomas, Lyndon Thomas, Theodore Thomas; step-son, Fred Thomas; sister, Juanita Shoemake; 25 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Vincent Baker, Bruce Jefferson, Ferris Tubby, Arrion Williamson, David Crosby, Lamo Johnson, Timothy Thomas, Demarcus John.