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William Eugene "Bill" Thomas
June 18, 1948 - May 12, 2018

Mr. William Eugene “Bill” Thomas of Trumann, departed this life Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro at the age of 69 years, 10 months and 24 days. He was born Friday, June 18 1948 in Jonesboro and had lived in Trumann since 1994 and was formerly of Wynne, Ark. He owned and operated Bill’s Cleaners and W. & W. Appliance in Wynne for many years; Marine Corp. veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the First Baptist Church in Trumann. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his father, William “Alvie” Thomas; step-father, J. P. “Pug” Sutterfield and one brother, Marvin Thomas.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Cheryl Ann Hill Thomas of the home; one son, Keith Thomas and wife Cindy of Jonesboro; two grandchildren, Ali and Makenzie Thomas; mother, Opal Thomas Sutterfield of Bay; two sisters, Doris (Fred) Yeager of St. Charles, MO., and Dolores (Bryan) Sutterfield of Trumann and one brother, Freddie (Paula) Thomas of Willford, Ark.

Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 15th at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Trumann with Rev. John Maley and Rev. Kenneth Doke officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, Ark.

Serving as pallbearers will be Lee Watson, Carl Wise, Jimmy Furnish, Roy Rooks, Bill Pagan Gary Rudder and Larry Hall. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Kitterman and Larry Rawls.

Visitation will be Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1301 Hwy 69 West, Trumann, Ark. 72472.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. 575, Trumann, AR 72472.

An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

 

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Visitation

May 14, 2018
05:00 AM - 07:00 AM

First Baptist Church
1301 Highway 69 West
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

May 15, 2018
10:00 AM

First Baptist Church
1301 Highway 69 West
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Debbie Martin , says

    Cheryl, I am so sorry to hear about Eugene. You, Keith, and the family will be in my prayers. Love you Cheryl.

  2. Adam Williams, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    Praying for you and your family at this time of need, Ty for your service sir...???

  3. Bea Nitchev, Chicago says

    Will keep all of you in prayer . Hold each other close . Love you all Bea.

  4. H.M. and Margie Henderson, Fisher says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

  5. Ronnie Wilson, Palm Coast, FL says

    Eugene, rest in peace. You were always a friend with a smile! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  6. DIANA MILLIGAN, TRUMANN , AR. says

    GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY AND TO OUR GOD, RIP FOR YOU ARE WITH OUR LORD YOUR BATTLE WITH LIFE IS OVER HERE ON EARTH. MY PRAYS ARE IS WITH MY SISTER AND THE THOMAS FAMILY.

  7. Dorothy Byford, Jonesboro says

    Cheryl and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband/dad. Pray that God will provide you comfort and peace. ?

  8. Mike Chaffin, Russellville Ar says

    Cheryl so sorry for you loss. Praying for you and your family.

  9. Mary Lee Cunningham, Jonesboro says

    Cheryl, I am so sorry to read of your hisband''s passing. As I write this, I am with Paulette Holbrook Lunsford in Dallas. Her husband died 2 weeks ago of a sudden heart attack. I pray for your family and hers.

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