Joe Thomas, age 92, of Fayetteville


Mr. Joe Thomas, age 92, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born January 30, 1926 to the late Emmett and Alice Thomas.

Mr. Thomas was a U.S. Marine Corps. WWII veteran, having served in the Pacific Theatre. He was a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge for over 60 years. Mr. Thomas was a longtime member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Thomas; sister, Mildred Spencer; brother, Roy Thomas.

He is survived by his daughters, Sheryl Norman and her husband, Ron of Mims, Fla., Tina Payne and her husband, Mike of Fayetteville; sisters, Thelma Brown of Fayetteville, Ruby Parrott of Fayetteville, Edna Fisher and her husband, Charles of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Erin Bashford and her husband, Koty, Brent Payne and his wife, Heather, Anthony Levan and his wife, Nicole; great grandchildren, Cadence Bashford, Tucker Bashford, Mason Payne, Millie Payne, Bo Thomas Payne, Kaidence LeVan, and Adalyn LeVan; nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 680 Ebenezer Church Rd., Fayetteville, Ga. 30215 with Dan McFarland officiating. Interment will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1417, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214. The family received friends Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-964-4800.