Thomas, Dorn

Ms. Dorn Gervonnie “Vonnie” Thomas was born to Otto and Vernetta James Thomas on October 26, 1950 in Florence, South Carolina. On Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC, she departed this earthly life. “Vonnie”, as she was lovingly called by family and friends, attended the public schools of Florence County and graduated from Wilson Senior High School in the Class of 1969. She furthered her education at New York Community College where she earned an Associate degree in Education. Her employment was with Fleet Funding Mortgage Company as a loan processor. “Vonnie” was a faithful member of Center Baptist Church, Darlington, SC. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Cedric Gibbs; four brothers, Howard, Lee Andrew, George and Harold; and three sisters, Charlie Mae, Theodorn and Lula. Left to cherish precious memories are: one son, Jeremy (Delona) Gibbs of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren, Tamiya Gibbs, Jeremy Gibbs, Jr., Jayvion Gibbs and Jerhmad Gibbs; one brother, Nathaniel Thomas of Florence, SC; one sister, Mary Ham Jordan of Darlington, SC; two uncles, Nathaniel (Loris) Lisbon and Robert (Lucie) Lisbon of Philadelphia, PA; a niece, Leslie Thomas of the home; two special caregivers/nieces, Bridget Black of Florence, SC and Carrie Repass of Darlington, SC; other special nieces, Tania Thomas of Bronx, NY; Maritalyn Koulebetouba of Florence, SC and Keyona McAllister of Florence, SC; a special nephew, Laquan Johnson of Pamplico, SC; a special cousin, Essie Plowden of Florence, SC; two sisters-in-law, Juanita Thomas and Alberta Thomas of Florence, SC; one brother-in-law, Bobby Critchlon of Bronx, NY; a best friend, Ann Wells of Florence, SC; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.