James Berl Thomas Sr.

Oct. 07, 2013 @ 11:36 PM

James Berl Thomas Sr., age 76 of Pigeon Forge, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013. He was a man of many talents and could do anything he set his mind to. He was a wonderful husband and a great father.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Nora Thomas; sisters, Gladys Loveday, Lee Holt, Lena Matthews, and Trula Branam; daughter Ila Marie Many.

Survivors include: Wife: Deloris Thomas; Sons: Jim (Kathy) Thomas, Jeff Seaton, Rodney Kirby, Michael (Kitty) Kirby; Daughters: Renae (Larry) Morehead, Kim Johnson, Michelle (Scott) Finney; Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Sisters: Jean Watson, Lola Sutton; Brother: William “Bill” Thomas.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.

Per Mr. Thomas’ request, no memorial service will be held. Cremation arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.