Ms. Shelia Ann Thomas, 67, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Tucker Hospice House.
A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm, Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3:30 prior to the service.
Shelia was born on April 25, 1951 in Concord to the late Mildred Fletcher Thomas and Laban D. Thomas, Sr. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Priscilla Coley; niece, Yvette Campbell; nephew, Garrett Thomas.
She was a lifelong member of Young Memorial Baptist Church and had attended Concord City Schools. Shelia was a member of Association of Retarted Citizens, the Happy Faces Club, was Pilot Club “Woman of the Year”, and was on the Board of the Transitional Living Center Residents Council.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Priscilla Coley; niece, Yvette Campbell; and nephew, Garrett Thomas. She is survived by her sisters, Carolyn T. Ford and husband, Kim, Terry T. McCrimmon, Kathy T. Thomas and husband, Dean; brothers, LD Thomas, II and wife, Linda of Greenville, NC, Thomas L. Thomas, and wife, Amy Brooks Thomas; 14 nieces and nephews; 28 great nieces and nephews; 5 great-great nieces and nephews; and her baby dolls, Suzie and Shelia Ann Thomas, Jr.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Garrett Thomas Foundation, 1700 University Commercial Place, Charlotte, NC 28213, http://www.thegarrettthomasfoundation.org/
On-line condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com.
Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the Thomas family.