COLUMBUS ó Kwame Vershawn Thomas, 38, died July 17, 2020, at North Alabama Medical Center of Florence, Alabama. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Carterís Funeral Service Chapel. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Carterís Funeral Services of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Thomas was born May 28, 1982, in Columbus, to Leon Gilkey and Mary Valentine. He was formerly employed as a construction worker and was a member of Pleasant Grove Full Gospel Church. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Lushunda Thomas; siblings, Alcurtis Thomas, Ashley Filkey Winford and heather Gilkey all of Columbus; and step-siblings, Jimmie Valentine of Korea, Phillip Valentine of Washington, DC and Sharon Valentine of Atlanta, Georgia.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on July 31, 2020
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