Carl Thomas

Carl Thomas

Mr. Carl W. Thomas, age 90, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, March 5, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-seven years, Gertrude Pruitt Thomas. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Darrell Hortman, Carnesville, GA and Linda and Larry Tyson, Oakwood, GA; grandchildren, Blake and Lianna Tyson, Conway, AR and Karen and Nathan Freeman, Toccoa, GA; honorary granddaughter, Lynn Pass, Buford, GA; great grandchildren, Gavin Freeman and Ella Freeman; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Mr. Thomas was born September 17, 1921 in Buford, GA. He was a retired bus driver from the Gwinnett County School System after twenty-six years of service. He was of the Baptist Faith. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Patchin officiating. Interment will follow at Rock Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lawrenceville, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request that memorial donations be made to the Northeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross, 675 White Sulphur Road, Suite 230 , P. O. Box 3370, Gainesville, GA 30503-3370 in memory of Carl W. Thomas. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.