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Mr. Edward "Knot-Toe" Thomas, Jr -December 19, 1909 - April 16, 2016-Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Ninth Baptist Church in Ville Platte, LA, for Mr. Edward Thomas, Jr., 106, who entered eternal rest, Saturday, April 16, 2016 in Ville Platte.Interment will be in Ninth Baptist Cemetery in Ville Platte. Pastor Darwin Lazard will officiate at the service.Mr. Thomas is survived by five children, Jemmarie Edwards (Rogers), Jessie Griffin (Hector), Eldridge Thomas (Barbara), Laura Jackson (Larry) and Beverly Hudson (Carl); 36 grandchildren, 86 great grandchildren, 74 great-great grandchildren, 2 great-great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Elia Deshotel Thomas; parents, Edward & Orelia Thomas, Sr.; five children, Orelia Thomas Jack (Carlton), Lanis Thomas (Ester), Gradnis Thomas (Essie), Rogers Thomas (Delores) and Arthur Ray Thomas (Gerri); four sisters, Melda Fontenot, Alberta Johnson, Nazel Arvie and Hazel Thomas; a brother, A V Thomas and several extended family members. [Williams Funeral Home]


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