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Tinica Terrell Thomas

April 2, 1968 ~ September 21, 2018 (age 50)

Obituary

Tinica Terrell Thomas

April 2, 1968 - September 21, 2018

 

Tinica Terrell Thomas was born April 2, 1968 at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.  She unexpectedly departed this life on September 21, 2018 at the age of 50.

Tinica was born to Delores Adams and Melvin Thomas, both from New York.  She attended several New York Public schools, such as P.S 287 and J.S 265 but she graduated from high school at East Bladen High, located in Elizabethtown, North Carolina.  After graduation she moved back to Brooklyn New York where she met a special friend and father of her children Fredrick Blue (deceased).  Tinica and Fredrick had three children together, Tyree Thomas 29, Tiffany Thomas 29 and Tierra Blue 28.  Tinica worked at a NYC Delivery Service as a Dispatcher as well as The United States Census Bureau, while living in Brooklyn.  Tinica moved to North Carolina in search of more opportunities for a better future for her family. But she never forgot where she came from and endeared her Farragut and NYC Family.

Tinica grounded her career in law enforcement, where she worked at a high security facility as a Correctional Officer for the State of North Carolina for 15 years. There she met several friends that became like family to her. Tinica was strong and determined and ultimately purchased her first beautiful new home. Through the course of Tinica’s life, she met many friends and shared her light. She was known for hosting fun card parties and entertaining.  Tinica loved her family and friends, she was a beautiful person, giving and caring.  Tinica passed away peacefully in her home.

She is survived by her three children, Tyree Thomas (Elizabethtown, NC), Tiffany Thomas (Clayton, NC), Tierra Blue (Clayton NC), Mother Delores Adams (Bronx NY), Father Melvin Thomas (Harlem, NY),   Mother-in-law Roxie Troy (Clarkton, NC), one uncle; Teddy Adams;  three brothers: Tracy  Custis, Mark Adams and Roleke Green; four sisters: Sabrina Adams, Shirlonnie Green, Shavonne Watts-Stevens, and Pamela Stanley; one sister-in-law Rosalind Monroe, five grandchildren: Michael Mccullough, Deon Brown, Tristan Blue, Arya Blue Gonzalez and Mariah Thomas; three God-daughters’: Natasia Stanley, Shadonae Stanley and Genyiah Stevens; two nieces: Ronita Troy and Ronmika Monroe; two nephew Greg Monroe and Craig Monroe.  She is survived by a host of cousins and friends. 

Rest in Peace My Beloved, you will be missed.

 

Dear Grandma;

I love you so much and I felt like we were going to be together forever.  But when you passed away I felt like I had just lost one legendary feather.  I will always remember the good times we had together.

From Michael Mccullough

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 29, 2018

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
St. Peter's Church of Christ
1011 Massey St
Smithfield, NC 27577

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 29, 2018

1:00 PM
St. Peter's Church of Christ
1011 Massey St
Smithfield, NC 27577

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