Tupelo-Felicia Kay Jones Thomas, 54, died unexpectedly on arrival at the North MS. Medical Center. Born in Tupelo on March 31, 2017, she grew up in the Union Community south of Plantersville in a family of 6-the children of the late Thelton and Laney Lindsey Jones. Kay graduated from Nettleton High School in l982 and spent her working career at Bancorp South, over 15 years as an office assistant at State Farm Insurance and retired from PA Management after becoming disabled. A delightful and fun- loving soul, Kay loved singing, painting-drawing and coloring landscapes and all God’s creation including watching humming birds and butterflies. A member of Bethel Baptist Church, she loved children and had many “adopted” children while raising her own.
A celebration of her life will be held at 6 PM Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Dwight Lindsey officiating. Private burial will follow in Carey Springs Cemetery in Pontotoc Co. Visitation will be from 4 PM-service time Tuesday only at Holland-Tupelo Chapel.
Left to mourn her passing include her husband, James “Bugz” Thomas of Tupelo; her three children, Rachael and Shauna Wilburn of Marietta and Matthew Wilburn of Peppertown; 2 grandchildren, Izabelle Bennett and Heidi Rye. A sister, Pat Purvis of Huntsville, Ala. 2 step children, John and Taylor Thomas of Ohio. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins everywhere. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thelton and Laney and 4 siblings: Tim, Owen and Jimmy Jones and Teresa Jones Simmons.
The service may be viewed via the internet at www.hollandfuneraldirectors.com/Livestreaming.
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So sorry for your loss. She was a ray of sunshine and I know she is singing in heavens choir and shining more beautiful than ever.
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Please accept my condolences for the loss of Kay. May your fond memories bring you comfort and ease your pain during this difficult time. I hope you are able to look back with fondness on the times you shared. May God’s promise of a future resurrection, found at John 5:28, 29, bring you hope and peace. My thoughts are with you and your family.
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