Veiva Ernestine Kelley Thomas, 85, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on August 15, 2014. She was born on April 11, 1929 in Silas, Alabama. She later moved with her family to Georgetown, South Carolina. She was a proud graduate of Winyah High School. She moved to Pine Bluff in 1958. She was a beautician by trade. She was a member of Matthews Memorial Baptist Church. Because of her illness she was currently residing at Greystone Nursing Home in Cabot.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Kelley, Mary Belle Mills Cain, and her beloved step-father, Keith Cain, and also a sister Christine Moore.
She is survived by her daughter, Paula Thomas Reynolds and husband Troy of Cabot, Arkansas; three grandsons, Keith Reynolds of Cabot, Brock Reynolds and wife Leslie of Pearland, Texas, and Todd Reynolds and wife Tara of Redfield, Arkansas; five great-grandchildren, Jessica, Jacob, Justin, Jordyn,and Kaya and one great-great-granddaughter, Tristyn.
Cremation will be entrusted to Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall. A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 10 am in the chapel of Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall(www.cranfordfh.com).