Clyde Lawrence Thomas, 84, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, March 17, 2012.

Clyde Lawrence Thomas, 84, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, March 17, 2012.

He was born July 13, 1927 at Panama City, Fla., a son of the late Noah Enoch Thomas and Sarah Bowen Thomas. A 1945 graduate of Panama City High School, he was a retired paper machine operator for International Paper Company.

Mr. Thomas was a member of Forrest Park Assembly of God Church. He was predeceased by his wife, Anna Mae Miller Thomas on August 28, 2002; five brothers, Mark, Hugh, Earl, Kermit, and Hoyt Thomas; and by his sisters, Ruth Oates and Elizabeth Guy.

Survivors include a brother, George Thomas of Panama City; nieces and nephews; and his caregiver, Bobbie Smith of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be Thursday, beginning at 9 a.m., with the funeral service following at 10 a.m. at Fuller Hale-South Chapel. Brother David Dalton will officiate, and interment will follow in Cypress Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com