SIKESTON - Albert Thomas, 84, died Jan. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Oct. 1, 1920, in Woodruff County, Ark., son of the late Albert and Essie Mae Bell Thomas, he lived in Missouri for more than 50 years.
On Oct. 3, 1948, he married Ellen Jewel Thomas who preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 1996.
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda York of Indianapolis and Ruth Thomas of St. Louis; one son, Andrew Thomas of St. Louis; two sisters, Lucy Riddle of Memphis, Tenn., and Bertha Riddle of Little Rock, Ark.; and 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
One daughter, Bobbie Thomas, also preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Christ Sanctuary Church of God in Christ in Bell City.
Graveside services will be conducted at noon at the J.C. Pullen Memorial Garden Cemetery in Bell City.
Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.