Vernon Allen Thomas

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

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 06, 2010
    Earl and Judy Baker says:
    Connie, So sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. We all hate to lose our parents. Our love, Judy and Earl

  • September 07, 2010
    Tammie Arrington says:
    Connie, Wendy, Missy and family, Glenn and I are so sorry for your loss. Please know we love you and hope the comfort of your family and friends will help during this time. We are praying for all of you.

  • September 08, 2010
    Bobby & Linda Deaton says:
    Connie,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • September 07, 2010
    Edna & Perry Gaston says:
    Our love and thoughts are with all of you!

  • September 07, 2010
    Lynne Bickers says:
    Randy & Connie - just wanted you to know that you're in my thoughts and prayers.