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Arthur Vernon Thomas

Arthur Vernon Thomas 85, a longtime resident of Okmulgee, died on Monday, April 17, 2006 in Bristow, Oklahoma. He was born on May 20, 2006 in Pawhuska, Oklahoma to Isaac Newton and Tillda Jane (Shelton) Thomas. He worked as a truck driver and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. His wife Dollie Thomas, his parents, one son Vernon Wayne Thomas, one brother and five sisters preceded him in death.

Survivors include one daughter Pat Mehagan of Mannford, OK, three sons James Charles and his wife Joyce Thomas of Delhi, CA, Richard Henry and wife June Thomas of Broken Arrow, OK, Warren Lee and his wife Sandy Thomas of Tulsa, OK, nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be on Thursday at 2 pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jerry Hayward officiating. Burial will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1189 of Okmulgee and Post 539 of Henryetta.  Visitation will be on Wednesday 11-8 pm at funeral home.

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