2018-08-25 / Obituaries

Bravett Thomas

BALTIMORE, MD — Mr. Bravett Thomas, age 93, of Baltimore, Maryland, departed this life Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 in Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a native of Person County and at a very early age, baptized at Lawson Chapel Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Ransom Thomas and Virtee Lawson Thomas.

He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 68 years, Geneva Thomas of the home; his son, Landis (Charlene); his daughter, Dorthea “Kim” Paylor-Grant (Anthony); six grandchildren, Trina Thomas, Lavon Thomas, Jr., Jackie Odom, Trevor Campbell, Tavon Payne and Thomas Jackson; five great-grandchildren, Marquise Nicholson, Laney Nicholson, Kai Nicholson, Aiden Hawkins and Devin Campbell; one sister, Ernestine Brooks of Baltimore; one brother, Grady Thomas (Helen) of Roxboro; three sisters-in-law, Geraldine Ramsey of Washington, DC, Estelle Thomas and Lillian Paylor, both of Roxboro; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Lawson Chapel Baptist Church, 200 Lawson Chapel Church Road, Roxboro, NC with the Rev. Dr. Langston D. Logan, Sr., pastor, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Bravett Thomas.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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