Jimmie Lee Thomas was born in Easton, Texas on March 28, 1947 to the parentage of A.C. and Vallie Lee Garrett, who preceded her in death.
She united with Tommie Thomas Sr. on June 5, 1970. In this union two children were born.
Jimmie was employed by the Longview Independent School District. Upon completing her fifth year of employment with the Longview Independent School District Jimmie retired due to a decline in her health.
She became a member of St. John Baptist church at an early age where she attended church services throughout her adult life.
Jimmie was preceded in death by her husband Tommie Thomas Sr., her twin sister Julia Lee Jones and her older sister Jerereen Lagrone.
Jimmie departed this life on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Good Shepherd Hospital.
Jimmie leaves to cherish her memory: her daughter Vallie Fite (Mike) of Longview, TX; son, Tommie Thomas (Sarah); three grandchildren, Corrine and Nichole Fite, Keitraille Sutton; three sisters, Lillie Mae Reese (LeRoy), Earlia Fae Jones (Robert), Almeta Hall (Robert Hall‐deceased); one brother, Fernanzie Garrett (Carolyn); a brother‐in‐law, Nelson Lagrone husband to Jerereen (deceased); aunt, Irene Miles (Ronald); uncle, Eddie Daniels and a host of nieces and nephews.
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