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Delma Mae Thomas

1942 ~ 2021 (age 79)

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Delma Mae Thomas was born in Halifax N.C. on January 15, 1942, to Roy Pittman and Annie Pearl Mathews who are both deceased. She graduated from Brawley High School in Scotland Neck, N.C. In 1960.

She was a current member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Jacksonville FL. She was also a member of New Bethel Baptist of Elizabeth N.J. where she held many titles. Usher, Pastor Aide ministry, President of the missionary ministry and President of the soup kitchen.

In her early years she did child care, many years of sewing and loved to cook and bake for her love ones. She was famous for her coconut cake, chicken salad and sweet potato pies. She also did adult care for over 30 years which she retired from Woodbridge State School in 2004.

She married Fred Thomas Jr. (deceased) April 23, 1968 and they had five children.

She is predeceased by her three brothers Roy Pittman Jr., Lewis Pittman and Johnnie Pittman. Son Dale Thomas, grandson Jarrod Lee and brother-in-law Mike.

She leaves to cherish her memories two sisters Catherine Kimbrough (Allen) of Jacksonville Fl. and Margaret Dunnigan of Capital Heights Maryland. Cousin/sister Dorcas Tillery (Eddie) of Rahway N.J. and a Life long friend Ruth A. Jenkins of Elizabeth NJ. Four daughters Clarissa, Coretta, Constance and Cortelia (Tammy). Three godchildren DeWarren Hines (Pop) Abdul Saladin and Monique Myers. Nine extended children Camella, Patricia, William, Kim and Karen of Brooklyn NY. Moniece, LeAndrew and Kimmy of Plainfield NJ and Thomas Lee of Elizabeth NJ. Ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter and a host of family and friends.

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