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Thomas Alonzo Charles

July 9, 1945 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 74)


Thomas Alonzo Charles 74 of Phelps, KY departed this life Friday December 27, 2019 at Wellington, KY.

He was born July 9, 1945 in Buchannan County, VA the son of the late Alonzo M. and Mary Margaret Smith Charles.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sons; Alonzo Michael and Keith Charles, a sister; Mary Pauline Smith and a stepson; Avery Holbrook.

Thomas was a coal miner and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors remaining to honor his memory include two daughters; Sherry Lynn Charles of Chicago, IL and Tracy Ann Charles of Al, two brothers; Paul Richard Charles of Morehead, KY and James Harrison Charles of Ypsilanti MI, A host of grandchildren which includes great and great great grandchildren.

He is also survived by other family, neighbors and friends.

Honoring services will be held in the Phelps Funeral Services Chapel with Elder Jimmy Lee Smith and others officiating.

The funeral will be conducted Thursday, January 2, 2019 at 12:00 Noon with burial to follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park of Big Rock, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be in the chapel Wednesday, January 1, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 P.M.

Arrangements are under the direction of

Phelps Funeral Services INC

(606) 456-3926

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January 1, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Phelps Funeral Services Chapel
40 Wolford ST
Phelps, KY 41553

Funeral Service
January 2, 2020

12:00 PM
Phelps Funeral Services Chapel
40 Wolford ST
Phelps, KY 41553

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