The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Marbaria Thomas, 65, of Port Arthur, TX departed this earth Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. She was born in Oakland, CA, raised in Port Arthur, TX and employed at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, formerly Park Place Hospital, for 44 years.
Marbaria was preceded in death by her parents, Daisy M. Carol and Theodore Thompson, and one sister Deborah Thomas.
She is survived by her husband Daniel L. Thomas Jr.; three sons, Daniel L. Thomas III (Nikki), Dewayne L. Thomas and Donnie L. Thomas all of Port Arthur, TX; Five grandchildren, Ashley K. Thomas, Breah D. Thomas, Daniel A. Thomas, Dewayne L. Thomas Jr., and Skylar D. Thomas; Two sister-in-laws, Janice M. Smith (Matthews) of Port Arthur and Alfreda Hope of Beaumont, TX; brother-in-law, Orthello Hope of Port Arthur, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.
Funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013 at St. John Baptist Church with a viewing from 9 a.m. until service time with Rev. Elijah James officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.