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Walford S. Thomas Dies in Texas

Walford S. Thomas

Walford S. Thomas, also known as “Wally” or “Mr. Thomas,” died on May 5, in Houston, Texas.

He is survived by his son, Dennier Walford Thomas (Tampa, Fla.); sisters: Kathleen Morton (St. Eustatius), Mildred Thomas (St. Thomas), Gloria Gumbs (Anguilla), Margaret “Dell” Gumbs (St. Thomas); brothers: Freeman Gumbs (Anguilla), Joseph Gumbs (St. Thomas); and adopted brother, Alford Thomas (Anguilla).

He is also survived by grandchildren: Dejanae Thomas (Tampa, Fla.), Apryll Thomas (Tampa, Fla.); nieces and nephews too numerous to mention on St. Kitts, Anguilla, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tortola and mainland U.S.; cousins too numerous to mention in St. Kitts, Anguilla, USVI, Tortola and mainland U.S.; and friends too numerous to mention on St. Kitts, Anguilla, USVI, Tortola and mainland U.S.

The first viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m., Friday, May 28, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 29, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.

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