In Memoriam
John  Thomas
Sequoyah  HS ~ Student 1950s

John Thomas 1959     ADA, Ok -- Private family services were held Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 at the family home for John Quincy Thomas , 75, of Stonewall. Burial was at the J. Thomas Cemetery.
 
    Mr. Thomas passed away Monday, December 28, 2015 at an Ada hospital. He was born January 5, 1940 near Stonewall to Milburn and Bell Zora Allen Thomas. He attended Debís Corner School and the Sequoyah Indian School (Seq. Jr. 1959)  in Tahlequah. He also attended Murray State College in Tishomingo and East Central College in Ada.

    He married Judy Elaine Brock July 7, 1967. Mr. Thomas was an aircraft machinist with Boeing Aircraft in McAlester until his retirement. He served in the U. S. Air Force until he was honorably discharged.
 
    Survivors include his wife, Judy Elaine Thomas, of the home; four sons, John M. Thomas, San Francisco, CA, Tom Thomas, Stonewall, Sammy Thomas and wife Steffanie, Ada and Quinton Thomas, Stonewall; a daughter, Rosa Thomas McBroom and husband Roger, Stillwater; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Willa Dean Thomas (Seq. Jr,1959) , Stonewall and Betty Barnoski and husband Barney, Stonewall.
 
    He was preceded in death by by his maternal grandparents, Charley Allen and Adeline Courtney Allen; paternal grandparents, Rev. Bob Thomas and Lizzie Monroe Thomas; his parents, Milburn Thomas and Bell Zora Thomas; and a sister, Leo Bell Thomas (Seq. Stud. 1950s)