JAMES NATHANIEL THOMAS, SR., the only child born to Madeline and James Henry Thomas, on March 27, 1928, in Baltimore, Maryland, departed this life on Thursday, February 19, 2009. He leaves to mourn his devoted wife, Annie Strickland Thomas; two children, Cynthia Thomas deJesus, James Thomas, Jr., three step children, Darlene White, Janice Doggett and Nancy Carter; grandchildren, Rudolph Leonard III, wife Paula; Sean Houston, wife Donja, James Thomas III, Tyrone Thomas, Calista deJesus, Jessica White, Michelle Hamlin, Maya Hamlin; great-grandchildren, Julia Thomas, Kyle Leonard, Oregon Thomas, Ruth Houston, Tayler Leonard; affectionate, adopted family friend, Reathea Harris and many other family members and friends. The viewing will take place on Thursday, February 26, 2009 from 4 to 8 P.M., at VAUGHN GREENE FUNERAL HOME, 4905 York Road, Baltimore, MD, 21212. The Wake and Funeral will take place on Friday, February 27, 2009 at 11 A.M at Leadenhall Baptist Church, 1021-23 Leadenhall Street, Baltimore, MD, 21230.
The Baltimore Sun