Melissia Thomas (1971-2020)

March 14, 2020

Services for Melissia Pruitt Thomas, 49, of Grand Saline were scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Bartley Funeral Home with Bro. Homer Morgan officiating.

Interment was held in Damascus Cemetery, Lindale.

Melissia went to her heavenly home March 4, 2020. She was born February 8, 1971, in Commerce. She lived her early years in Emory before moving to Grand Saline 30 years ago. She was a member of the Rains High School, Class of 1990, and also a member of Roundflat Pentecostal Church. On April 7, 2007, Melissia married Bradley J. Thomas in Fruitvale. She was a Certified Nurse’s Aide and enjoyed working and helping others. Melissia was preceded in death by her father, W.D. Pruitt; and mother, Leta Stanley Calder.

Survivors include her husband, Bradley J. Thomas of Grand Saline; stepfather, Wilbert Calder of Grand Saline; stepmother, Vernice Pruitt, of Lindale; brother, Stacy Pruitt of Whitehouse; stepbrother, James Coats of Grand Saline; three sisters, Teresa Johnson of Emory, Tammy Cummings of Azle, and Christy Wood of Grand Saline; God-sons, Ty Wood and Dillon Wood, both of Grand Saline; grandmother, ‘Granny’ Stanley of Grand Saline; nieces, Bobbi Gale Johnson and Taylor Davis; nephew, Robert Johnson, Jr.; great-nephew,

Bryson Johnson; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Rusty Wood, Ty Wood, Dillon Wood, Tommy Cummings, James Coats, and Robert Johnson, Jr.

Memorial can be made to Hospice of East Texas 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, Texas 75701.

The family received friends 10 a.m., Saturday at the funeral home.