Vernon Allen Thomas

October 3, 1932 - September 6, 2010
Vernon Allen Thomas

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Mr. Vernon Allen Thomas age 77, of Carolina Beach, NC. passed away Monday, September 6, 2010 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice&LifeCareCenter.

Mr. Thomas is son of the late Vine Allen Thomas and Pearl Lee Toler Thomas, he is also predeceased by a sister, Constance Marian Thomas.
Vernon was a longtime Accountant for Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company in Durham.
He was a Mason, member of Elk Lodge #568 and the Civitan Club. Vernon was an avid golfer.

Vernon is survived by his wife of 26 years Joan Thomas, daughters Connie (Randy) Hemric of Durham, Wendy (John) LeMay of Durham, and Missy Thomas Seate of Knightdale, 6 grandchildren Erin and Allyson Hemric, Adam and Rebecca LeMay,
Joseph and Joshua Seate and brother Ronnie Thomas of Durham, he is also survived by his former wife Barbara Thomas of Raleigh.

Memorial service will be 11:00 am, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at Clements Funeral Service Chapel in Durham where the family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service and 30 minutes following the service. Dr. Clay Waters will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC.28401.

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • September 07, 2010
    Phil and Brenda Golden says:
    You and your entire family will be in our prayers; we understand and share in your sorrow. Phil and Brenda

  • September 09, 2010
    Carol Williams says:
    Connie, George and I are thinking of the whole family. We love you.

  • September 08, 2010
    Clay and Caryn Waters says:
    Dear Connie, Randy, and family: We are lifting you up in prayer, believing that our Lord and Savior is holding you up during this time. We love you all. Love, Clay, Caryn, Graham, & Lawson Waters

  • September 08, 2010
    Brenda Cole says:
    Connie, My prayers go out to you and your family. Losing a loved one is never easy. Just cherish your memories and that will get you through. Brenda

  • September 07, 2010
    Cecelia Snyder says:
    Connie, sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers.