Allen Joe Thomas, 70, of Greenville passed away on Jan. 10, 2018, at the Hunt Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be held Sunday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Vaughn officiating.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Allen was born Feb. 22, 1947, in Tulia, Texas, to B.A. and Violet Ruth Ziegler Thomas. He married Leticia "Tish" Prado on Sept. 14, 1968, in Salinas, Calif. He was a veteran serving with the U.S. Navy. Allen worked many years in banking and retired as CEO of Chase Bank.
Allen is survived by his wife, Tish of Greenville; children Shane Thomas and Shelly of Lone Oak, Jodi Thomas Barker and husband Ryan of Hermosa Beach, Calif.; sister Joyce Wheat and husband Jodie of Canyon; and grandchildren Hayden Thomas, Skylar Thomas, Marley Brown and Bronson Barker.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Tony Thomas.
Published on January 12, 2018