Born: July 21, 1927
Died: February 23, 2013
It's Not Over 'Til God Says It's Over and on Saturday, February 23, 2013, God called Woster "Joe" Thomas, age 85, home. He was born on July 21, 1927 to Wister and Lottie Thomas in Madison Heights, VA.
Joe joined Scott Zion at an early age. He was married to the late Bernice Lee Thomas.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lillie Thomas Ware and two brothers, Frank E. Thomas and Emmett E. Thomas.
Left to celebrate his homegoing are his two children, Joy Thomas Glenn (Steven) of White Plains, MD and Tony Lee Thomas (Karen) of Glenn Dale, MD and a beloved grandson, Austin Lee Thomas of Glenn Dale, MD. He is survived by his sister Dorothy Jackson of Madison Heights, VA and brother, Payton Thomas (Esther) of Newark, NJ; step-sisters, Catherine Loving (Allen) of Madison Heights, VA and Theola Parrish of Lynchburg, VA; step brother, Kyle Stevens of Richmond, VA; sisters-in-law, Margaret Thomas and Willie Nowlin of Madison Heights, Clarene Davis of Lynchburg, VA and Bertha Lee of Detroit, MI and brother-in-law, Rev. Russell E. Lee (Elsie) of Madison Heights, VA. Joe leaves behind many devoted nieces, nephews and friends to cherish his memory.
A funeral service will be conducted 2pm Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at ScottZion Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. His remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. The family is receiving friends and the cortege will assemble at 184 Liggon Rd., Madison Heights. Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Funeral Home directing