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Thelbert "Shot" Thomas, age 77, of Leachville, passed from this life, Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. He was the son of the late Filo and Cordie Lee Miller Thomas and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith. In his younger days, he enjoyed spending time at the family cabin, gardening, fishing, and tending the donkeys. In his later years, Shot cherished the time spent with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Jack, George, Danny, and Larry Thomas, and 3 sisters, Tootsie Towel, Bug Woodward, and Doodle Ervin.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Laverne Cole Thomas of Leachville

3 sons;
Tim Thomas
Norman Thomas (Kristie)
Gary Thomas (Doris) all of Leachville

1 daughter;
Sheila McFarland (Ronnie) of Monette

9 brothers,
Bobo Thomas of Oxford, AR
Peewee Thomas of Leachville
Jeep Thomas of Monette
Bill Thomas of Clinton
Dean Thomas of Shirley
Harvey Thomas of Clinton
Tony Thomas of Concorde
Johnny Thomas of Cash
Albert Dow of Bentonville

5 sisters;
Linda Pendergrass of Monette
Debby Pemberton of Leachville
Joanie Cantrell of Monette
Mary Dow of Bentonville
Marilyn Sevier of Bentonville

He also leaves 2 grandchildren, Hollie Goodson (Les) and Kimzey Cagle (Holly) and 1 great-granddaughter, Hadlie Goodson, 4 step grandchildren and 1 step-great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be 10 a. m. Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Graig Stull officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p. m. in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Cushman. The family will receive visitors Sunday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home. Guest register @www.HowardFuneralService.com

Funeral Home
Howard Funeral Service
201 E. 3rd Street Leachville, AR 72438
Tel. (870) 539-6357

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