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)

Rev. Ulysses H. Thomas Sr.