Chinesa Martin Thomas

Published 2:57 pm Tuesday, February 4, 2014


Chinesa Martin Thomas, 73, died at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at her residence in Thomas.

Born on March 8, 1940, she was a member of Crain’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 53, years, Bobby Earl Thomas of Thomas; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bobby Earl Thomas Jr. and Teki, and Rocky Tyrone Thomas, all of Thomas; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Joyce and Aadron Tagert of Thomas; her grandchildren, Jessica Elizabeth and G T Boone, Miranda Chantel Thomas, Kayla Danielle Thomas, Robbie Gerald, April Tagert and Jonathan Tagert; a great-granddaughter, Aria Gail Boone; a brother and sister-in-law, Ray Henry and Belinda Martin of Bogalusa; and numerous nieces and nephews

Her parents, Henry and Dessie Carnegie Martin, and two sisters, Janice Varnado and Fayola Thompson, preceded her in death.

Visitation was held Monday, Feb. 3 at Crain Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. Visitation continued on Tuesday at Crain’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral service at noon, with Elder Richard Magee and Elder Willie J. Passman officiating. Burial followed in the Caulie Thomas Family Cemetery.

Obituaries can be viewed online at