Big Stone Gap – Karla Thomas Entered her eternal rest Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Lonesome Pine Hospital. She was of the Christian Faith. She was a hard working, loving, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. While Karla’s family grieves her loss they are choosing to remember her in a way that honors her free spirit.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alonzo Thomas and her father, Charles Leon Milbro.
Surviving are her children, Dorian Milbro (Carissa), Treyvon Daniels, and Jayda Thomas; mother Wilma Jo Milbro; grandchildren, Keshawn Milbro, Khalil Milbro, and Carter Milbro; sister Vernita “Sissy” Fitzgerald; brother Carlos “Buck” Milbro; fiance’ Mark Horner; aunts Juanita Dinkins, and Ruth Hoskins; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 11:00am to 1:00pm on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave., W., Big Stone Gap, Va. The service will follow at 1:00pm with Pastor Sandra Jones officiating.
Graveside service will be held at Joseph G Long Cemetery on May 31, 2023 following the service.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Karla Thomas.
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