Melissa Ann Thomas McAfee - Caraway

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Melissa Ann Thomas McAfee, 40, of Caraway, formerly of Paragould, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She is survived by her husband, Tim McAfee of Caraway; three sons, Garrick McAfee of Caraway, Steven Paul Griffin and Matthew Ray Griffin, both of Step Rock; her mother and stepfather, Ida and A.C. Dean McDougal; her foster parents, Laban and Lorene Brown of Black Rock; three brothers, Curtis Thomas of Mt. Vernon, Ill., Terry Thomas of Enola and Leslie Thomas of Jonesboro; two sisters, Carolyn Loggains and Dena Gage, both of Paragould.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Meagan McAfee, her father, Alvin Thomas, her paternal grandparents, Lloyd and Opal Thomas, and her maternal grandparents.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emerson Chapel in Lake City with Brother J.T. Ashby and Brother Jerrod Whittington officiating. Burial was in the Caraway Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Brad Loggains, Rick Whaley, Scott McLaughlin, Joe Holcomb, Bill Dollars, and Mitchell Holcomb. Honorary pallbearers were nieces and nephews.