Rev. Ulysses H. Thomas Sr.
Rev. Ulysses H. Thomas Sr., 88, a native of Terrebonne Parish, La., and resident of Gray, La., died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.
Rev. Thomas was pastor of New Magnolia Baptist Church and a World War II veteran.
He is survived by his son, Ulysses Thomas Jr.; daughters, Mary Davis, Beverly Morgan and Alma McDonald; brother, Earl Thomas; sisters, Audrey Mart and Laura Lee; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doretha Thomas; parents, Julius and Laura Thomas; brothers, Warren Sr., Jules Jr. and Wilbert Sr. Thomas; and sisters, Naomi Jack, Ruth Franklin and Otis Thomas.
Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at New Magnolia Baptist Church. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Moses Baptist Church in Thibodaux, La., with burial at Halfway Cemetery. (Community)