Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James “Jim” Louis Thomason, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, June 20, 2019. Mr. Thomason was born in Lexington, Kentucky, a son of the late Paul Griffeth Thomason and the late Mary Cornell Lee Thomason. Mr. Thomason enjoyed a thirty year career as an Accountant with the U.S. Government at Robins Air Force Base and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp, a member of the VFW, a Rotarian, a member of the Perry Country Club and a member of the Jefferson First United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomason is preceded by two sisters, Arnetta and Diana and a brother Bobby.
Survivors include his loving wife of seventy years, Nancy Legere Thomason of Jefferson. Five daughters, Barbara Susan Mortensen and her husband Kerry of Jefferson, Elizabeth Ann Schotta and her husband Steve of Florida, Kathryn Louise Cleveland of Griffin, Janet Lee Thomason of Jacksonville, Florida and Nancy Jill Thomason Gilchrist and her husband Rodney of Trussville, Alabama. One son, James Frederick Thomason of St. Petersburg, Florida, and a sister Linda Covington of Georgetown, Kentucky. Twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his family, there were three things that Mr. Thomason loved in life; babies, dogs and golf.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Thomason will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, June 23, 2019 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with military honors. In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Thomason will be cremated after the service and his remains will be interred in the Georgia National Military Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. The family will receive friends at the service.
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