- [S73] Rawlings Funeral Home, Book 2, 25 Jan 1986.
Ima Jean Justus obituary
- [S106] The Mountain Press, 17 Jan 2004.
Billy Joe Thomas obituary
- [S1] U. S. Social Security Death Index, 415-50-9874.
Issued in Tennessee, last residing in Rutledge, Grainger County, Tennessee
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 28 Mar 1999.
THOMAS, JIMMY LEWIS - age 64, of Route 5, Rutledge, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon, March 25, 1999, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by: his parents, Jim and Vira Thomas; and a sister, Mrs. Ima Justice. Survivors include: his devoted wife, Mrs. Berniece Dalton Thomas of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Lisa Thomas of Rutledge; daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Tim West of Rutledge, and Paula and Chuck Cobb of Morristown; grandchildren, Chad , Laura, Preston, Anna Marie and Emily; mother-in-law, Mrs. Velva Dalton of Thorn Hill; sisters, Mrs. Kay Berry of Seymour, and Mrs. Alma Matthews of Dandridge; brothers, Benny Thomas of Knoxville, Lowell Thomas of Seymour, and Joe Thomas of Spokane, Wash., Kent Thomas of Massachusetts, and Dale Thomas of Monroe, La.; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday morning, March 28, 1999, from the Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Jefferson City, Reverend Rick Loy officiating. Pallbearers will be: John Shortridge, Elmer Owens, Claude Bullen, Charles Cruze, Ronnie Morgan, Stanley Garland. Honorary pallbearers will be: Charlie McGaha, Dwayne Brabson, Mack Buchanan, Keith Lamb and Wayne Cabbage. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760, (423) 475-3892.