Mae Catherine Thomas, age 86 passed away peacefully February 19, 2014 at NFRMC. Mrs. Thomas was a member of New Jerusalem Church of God and served faithfully until her health failed.
She is survived by two daughters, Virginia L. Bullard Gainesville, FL; Althea Johnson (Roosevelt) Lacrosse; one son James Thomas (Aggie) Gainesville, FL ; one sister Nancy Manning Orlando, FL; 2 sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law. 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren, a host of, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her husband James Thomas, Sr. 1 brother and 4 sisters.
Viewing will be at the Forest MeadowsFuneral Home Chapel, 725 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 4 – 6 p.m. and at the Church Of God In Christ located at 15537 NW 141st Street, Alachua, FL on Saturday March 1, 2014 one hour prior to service and during the processional. No viewing after the eulogy. Service will be held at 11:00a.m.
Praise God. He gave Mae Catherine, her three score and ten plus extra years. She was a special person to Him and I know to you also, her family.
Accept my condolences. God bless and keep you all.
Elders Fred and Marguerite
Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends and family for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thoughts and prayers.
May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Eric and Darryl Chapman
I’m sorry to read about the loss of your dear loved one Mae Catherine Thomas. When someone we loves dies, the pain, grief and feeling of helplessness can seem unbearable, in such times God promises the dead will live again. Isaiah 26:19 and Revelation 21:3,4. Please accept my deepest sympathy.