James Edward Thomas

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By The Staff

James Edward “Jimmie” Thomas, 72, of Sparta, died April 30, 2009, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 28, 1937, in Owen County, he was the son of the late Smith Edward and Lucille Noel Thomas, and he was also preceded in death by his son, Jamie Thomas.

Jimmie was a landscaper, farmer, Kentucky Colonel and a member of Sparta Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judy Young Thomas; and his son, Jimmie Dick Thomas, both of Sparta.

Funeral services were held May 4, 2009, with Bro. David Wotier and Sis. Bonnie Gregory officiating. Burial was in Owenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sparta Christian Church.