Eva May Williams Thomas

Eva May Williams Thomas, 87, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at her home in Demorest, Georgia.

She was born March 4, 1937, in Toccoa, Georgia, to her parents, Vandiver and Suler Garrison.

Mrs. Eva May married Tommy Williams in 1955 and they had four children: Barry, Winford, Glenn, and Theresa Williams. They were married for 44 years until his passing in 1999. On June 27, 2005, she married Willis Auther Thomas, and they remained married until her death. They would have celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary this year. She was a longtime employee at Fielddale Farms in Cornelia, Georgia, where she retired. Her life of giving and nurturing for her family and friends will be her legacy. Her grace, intellect, kindness, good humor and love for Jesus will be missed by all who knew her.

Mrs. Eva May Williams is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tommy Williams; two brothers, Charles Garrison and Emory Garrison; and two sons, Barry Williams and Winford Williams.

She is survived by her husband, Willis Thomas; sister, Loise Robinette; son, Glenn Williams; daughter, Theresa Williams; eight grandchildren, Brent (Christian), Jennifer (Frankie), Jody (Lance), Andrew, Earl, Katrina, Christy, Kayla; and seventeen great-grandchildren, Caden, Abby, Clara, Xavier, Xander, Xannon, Emma, Wesley, Austin, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Hope, Bradley, Ezra, Evan, Isabella, and Bayli.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2024, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel. Interment will follow at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2024 at the funeral home.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Riley Thomas, Austin Williams, Wesley Sisk, Caden Stephens, Lance Call, Steven Johnson, and Caleb Stroke.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Habersham County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1442, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel at 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511. Telephone: 706-778-7123.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email