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Ella Mae Thomas
Ella Mae Thomas was born on the 8th day of June in Abbeville, S.C., She departed this life on the 28th day of May 2019. “Mae-Mae” as she was treasured to be called by her parents and siblings. “Fats and Ma”, as she was loved to be called by her children, “Grandmar, Ma and Marzie” as she was adored to be called by her grandchildren and Mrs. Ella, as she was respectively called by friends and companions. Mrs. Ella E. Thomas was truly an astounding daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend.
Ella Mae spent her formative years attending the public schools of Abbeville, S.C. She was raised with Christian values and joined The Campfield Baptist Church at an early age. There she met and later married her beloved husband, Curtis Woodrow Thomas, together they relocated to New York, NY, where they raised five beautiful children. She was an incredible mother, and homemaker who devoted her life to her children and husband.
Ella Mae Thomas will join her beloved husband Curtis Woodrow Thomas, her loving parents Joe and Mary Watt Power, her daughter Doris Ella Thomas, Her son in-law Andrew Blacks and eight siblings. She leaves behind to cherish her memories, her four children, Mitzie LaJune Blacks, Betty Ann Thomas, Curtis Thomas Jr. and Renee Thomas. Her sister Sweetie Belle Aikens, Her brother Amos Power, Her seven in-laws Doris Warden, Johnnie Mae, Lucille Thomas, Sarah Power, Addie Perry, William Aikens, and Milton Warden, Her seven grandchildren, Andrew, Tarod, James, Curtis III, Elethia, Melody, Ellison and in-law Danielle, three great-grandchildren Melani, Carter, and Marly and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and Eugene.