Maurice E. Thomas, age 78, passed away March 31, 2013. Maurice was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Jasper Thomas, Sr. and Pearl Thomas. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jasper Thomas, Jr. and Marion Thomas. Maurice served as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1954 to 1957 and was a Houston resident for over 35 years. For the past 31 years, he was employed by Star Furniture as the Company's Collection Manager.
Maurice is survived by his daughter, Debra J. Weber, son-in-law, Fred J. Weber, grandson, Derek T. Weber, sister-in-law, Juanita Thomas, and his closest companion of 22 years and the love of his life, Betty Pennington.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Brookside Funeral Home, Cypress Creek, 9149 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Donations can be made in honor of Maurice through the Foundation's website at www.themmrf.org.
Once you enter your donation amount and billing information, scroll down on the same page and click on "Yes, this is an honor or memorial gift." and you will have the opportunity to note your donation is in honor of Maurice Thomas. Donations can also be mailed to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave. 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.