BLUEFIELD — Joslyn Marie Thomas, of 221 Pauli Heights Place, Bluefield, West Virginia entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 15, 2017 she was a daughter of the late Mattie L. Thomas and Ellis M. Thomas Sr.
She graduated from Bluefield High School and West Virginia State (College) University with a BA in Psychology and an AS in Criminal Justice. Joslyn worked as a Director in the Community Health field.
Joslyn was a devoted, caring and loving mother to her only son Evan. She was her siblings' best friend. A true friend to others. She had a great smile that made people feel comfortable around her even when they met her for the first time. She was very kind, compassionate and always willing to listen to others.
Joslyn was a fantastic seamstress with a sharp and elegant style for designing clothes, she had an impeccable artistic eye for home decorating, and a green thumb with plants of all kinds.
Joslyn leaves her cherished memory to her son Evan Xavier Thomas, sisters Dorothy Bynum (Curtis), Paula Thomas, and June Thomas-Watkins (Peyton); Brothers Ellis Thomas (Mildred) and John Thomas; Her young at heart 96 years old Great Aunt Pauline Singletary and her Aunt Carolyn Martin. And a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by sisters Louise Simmons and Brenda L. Pollard.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. June Thomas-Watkins officiating. The family will receive friends at the home following the services.
In Lieu of flowers, if desired, the family suggests memorial donations be made to The Lupus Foundation, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037.
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Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Joslyn Marie Thomas.