Joe Thomas

Retired Police Chief Joe Thomas, 88, of Pine Bluff passed Thursday, November 29, 2012. He was born in Colquitt, La. to the late Homer J. Wise and Maggie Sue Monk.

Survivors include Son, Alfred Thomas of Little Rock; Daughters, Betty Wright of Atlanta, Ga., Jackie Grissom of DeSoto, Texas, Kan’Shonna Thomas of Pine Bluff; Brother, Samuel Taylor of Summerville, La.; six Grandchildren, eight Great-Grandchildren, six Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Services will be 2:30 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2012 at New Town MBC by Pastor Melvin Graves. Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Memorial Garden by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be from 4:30-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The body will lie in state at the church from 1:45 p.m. until time of service.

The family will be at 3918 West Short 3rd Street, Pine Bluff.

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