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Bernard Dean Thomas, 60 yrs. old, of Magnolia, AR., departed this life on Thursday, August 1st, 2019, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center, in Magnolia, AR.

Bernard was born on August 8th, 1958, to the late Flossie (Biddle) and Paul Thomas, in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Preceding him in death are his parents, grandparents; Bessie and Lannie Biddle and Alto and Jessie Thomas, two brothers; Jeffrey L. Taylor, and Tommie E. Thomas.

Survivors: daughters Ashley Thomas of Houston, Texas, and Roxstasia Willingham of Little Rock, AR.; five brothers, Atty. Edward Taylor of Detroit, MI., James Thomas, Dr. Demetrius Thomas, all of Clarksville, TN., Donald Thomas of Emerson, AR., Frederick Thomas of Seattle, WA., two sisters; Jocelyn Green of Kansas City, KS., and Jacqueline King of Lawton, OK., two aunts, one uncle of Emerson, AR., a great host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Celebration of life held Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at R. L. Reed Funeral Home Chapel in Magnolia, AR., with burial to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery in Emerson, AR., under the direction of R. L. Reed Funeral Home, LLC in Magnolia, AR.

Viewing and visitation at R.L. Reed Funeral Home on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until

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