Stella Louise Thomas was born August 17, 1951 in Jackson, MS to the late Rosemary Thomas and Willie Henry Davis. Stella attended Lanier Highschool in Jackson, MS and later moved to Champaign in 1976. Stella worked a career of housekeeping for different companies until retirement in 2003. She loved spending time with her family, playing cards, watching sports and westerns movies.
Stella Thomas, 69, was called home on Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 8:45 am. Stella leaves to cherish her only child Curtis (LaTanya) Thomas, Champaign, IL, two grandchildren Corey (Chavon) Thomas, Virginia Beach, VA and Remy Thomas, Champaign, IL, and one great granddaughter Emonie Thomas, Providence, RI, 4 brothers Henry (Darlene) Thomas, Jackson, MS, Leon Thomas, Houston, TX, Jim (Susan) Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Ben (Tracie) Thomas, Indianapolis, IN, 4 sisters Mary Thomas, Urbana, IL, Brenda Thomas, Champaign, IL, Vance (Alan) Cooley, Jacksonville, FL, Marie Thomas, Champaign, IL. And a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, family, friends and love ones.
Stella was preceded in death by her granddaughter Lexus Thomas, her aunt Louise Johnson and aunts and uncles.
A Celebration of Life will Commence at 12:00 noon on Saturday November 7, 2020 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 1215 W. Bradley Ave, Urbana. A visitation will begin at 11:00 am until the time of the service.
Due to CDC regulations, restrictions will be enforced.
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