Carter Funeral Home announces the sudden but peaceful transition of Mrs. Yvonne H. Thomas of Union Springs, Alabama. Mrs. Thomas known and loved as “Tammy”, 61 transitioned into eternity, June 9, 2021 at the Bullock County Hospital.
The Commemoration of Life began with a public visitation, Friday, June 18, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home. The Farewell Celebration at Graveside was held Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from Mason Cemetery, Union Springs AL.
Pastor Fred Douglas of the Mt. Silla Missionary Baptist Church delivered the eulogy. Attendees for all visitations and services are requested to wear appropriate facial coverings and practice social distancing guidelines.
Yvonne “Tammy” H. Thomas was born December 1, 1959 in New York City, New York to the late Jennie Ann Lampley Hollingsworth Phillips and George Washington Hollingsworth. At an early age, she accepted Christ and became a member of Mt. Silla Baptist Church in Union Springs, Alabama.
Tammy is a 1978 graduate of Bullock County High School in Union Springs, Alabama. She had a love for children, feeding the community, and spending time with family and friends.
Tammy was also preceded in death by her son, Willie James Hollingsworth; two sisters, Lavern Perkins and Darlene Hollingsworth; two brothers, Kerry and George Hollingsworth. She leaves to cherish her memories: a loving and devoted husband, Willie James Thomas of Union Springs, AL; a second mom, Yvonne Hollinsworth; two daughters, Tawanda Hollingsworth and Latoya Hollingsworth, both of Union Springs, AL; one son, Rayfield Thomas of Arkansas; four sisters, Shandera Hollingsworth of Union Springs, AL and Carol Hollingsworth of New York City, NY; two uncles, Charlie and William Hollingsworth, New York City, NY; six brothers, William “Butch” Hollingsworth, Tony Phillips, both of Union Springs, AL, Gregory Hollingsworth, and Craig Radix, both of New York City, NY; thirteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two unborn great-great grandchildren; special nieces and nephews, Tamilina Hollingsworth, Justin Hollingsworth, Angie Taver, and Zain Taver; special friends, Mrs. Rosie Swanson, Edith Tellis, Carol “France” Battle, and Sonja Pearson; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
The Staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to be selected to provide End of Life Services for the late Mrs. Yvonne “Tammy” H. Thomas.