February 8, 1958 - August 24, 2019
Linda Joyce “Linnie” Thomas of Laurel, born February 8, 1958, passed away at her home and entered the kingdom of Heaven on Saturday, August 24, 2019. She attended Jones County Junior College and received her BSRN from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her nursing career included working at both the Charity Hospital and Community Hospital in Laurel, and Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. She was a Faithful member of Salem Heights Baptist Church where she was an active member of the sanctuary choir and loved singing praises to her Heavenly Father, a devoted AWANA leader, took pride in teaching the 5th and 6th grade girls Sunday School class, and enjoyed co-directing children’s choir. Linnie was preceded in death by her parents L.J. and Dorothy Jane Thomas and brother Howard Allen Thomas. Linnie is survived by her sisters Susan Thomas of Laurel and Josie Carter of Mobile, and her brothers Jimmy Thomas (Mildred) and John Thomas (Lillie) of Laurel. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews whom she loved and vigorously taught about the love of the Lord. Pallbearers will be Michael Thomas, Joey Thomas, Richard Holifield, Collin Holifield, John David Jefcoat and Chris Creel. Honorary pallbearers will be Conner Holifield and Carter Stone. Services will be officiated by Rev. Brent and Rev. Eric Benson. Visitation will be held Tuesday August 27, 2019 from 10 a.m.to 12 p.m. at Salem Heights Baptist Church with services to follow at 12 p.m. at Salem Heights Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that love offerings and gifts be made and/or given in remembrance of Linnie to the Children’s Department at Salem Heights Baptist Church. To sign the online guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.
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