, Port Arthur, Texas

January 4, 2013

Elwena Benjamin Thomas

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR —    Elwena Benjamin Thomas, 90, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur, TX.  She accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of The New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Port Arthur, TX.

   Mrs. Thomas is preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Annie West Benjamin, her husband, Clifton Thomas, Sr., four brothers and three sisters.

   She leaves to cherish her memories, two sons, Alvin Thomas (Monica), and Clifton Thomas, Jr., seven grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

   A funeral service is scheduled at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  Burial immediately following funeral services at Live Oak Memorial Park.

   Final arrangements entrusted to Hannah Funeral Home, Inc.