Known throughout Henderson County is J.C. Thomas, owner of Thomas Furniture Co., in Lexington. Mr. Thomas was born Feb. 10, 1898 at Luray, the son of the late F.H. and Ella Timberlake Thomas. In April 1923 he came to Lexington. For 11 years he worked as a barber at the old Autry & Thomas Barber Shop and since then he has been in the radio, appliance and furniture busines, building it until it is now one of the largest in this section. On Dec. 13, 1925 Mr. Thomas married the fromer Miss Beulah Pope and that have two children.Mrs. Martha Lou Hay and James Pope Thomas. He is a Mason and served 15 years on the Board of Alderman.
Lexington Progess 18 Apr 1952

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