November 23, 2018
COLUMBUS — Earline W. Thomas, 103, died Nov. 14, 2018. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stephen Chapel M.B. Church with the Rev. Joe L. Peoples officiating. Visitation will be from 1-6 p.m. Friday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Thomas was born Jan. 22, 1915, in Artesia, to the late Mollie Ryan and Arthur Jerry. She is survived by her children, Georgia Williams and Sandra Thomas, both of Columbus, Willie Thomas of Chicago, Illinois, George Thomas of Greenville and Betty Pippins of Ellenwood, Georgia; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.