Lavon Whitfield Thomas

Published 4:42 pm Thursday, October 28, 2021

Lavon Whitfield Thomas

October 26, 2021

Lavon Whitfield Thomas of Pascagoula, Mississippi went to be with the Lord on October 26, 2021, at the age of 96.

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Lavon was a member of 21st Street Missionary Baptist Church where she was a piano player for many years. She was a nurse at Singing River Hospital until retirement and a private duty nurse until she was eighty-five. Lavon enjoyed sewing, quilting, and spending time with grandchildren, family, church family, and friends.

She is survived by her son, Barry Thomas (Gail); daughter, Jackie Ingram; brothers, Shane Whitfield (Pat), David Whitfield (Bonnie), and Donovan Whitfield (Carolyn); grandchildren, Melanie Honeycutt, Monica Nunez, Jaime Watson, Barry Everett Thomas, Fiona Travassos, Margie James, Malinda Ingram, and Joseph Ingram; eighteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Thomas; parents, Fritz Whitfield and Louvenia Bounds Whitfield; brothers, Tommy Whitfield, Leroy Whitfield, L.D. Whitfield, and Robert Whitfield; sisters, Leola Spiers, Lena Mae Mitchell Ferguson, Norma Joyce Tulk, and Evelyn Marie Whitfield.

Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Friday October 29, 2021, at Picayune Funeral Home. Service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday October 30, 2021, at Picayune Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Millcreek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website, for the obituary where you may leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.