Sister Kimberly Ann Thomas- Short, 44, departed this life Friday May 31, 2019 in Marion County. She was the daughter of James Thomas Sr. and Sarah Ann Thomas, the mother of Kayla Short and Adrianna Short. You may visit the family at 607 S. Withlacoochee Ave. Marion.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Door of Hope Christian Church, Marion Friday June 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm. She will be laid to rest in the Old Neck Cemetery, Britton's Neck, SC.
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Kimberly “Kim” Ann Thomas Short departed this life to receive her eternal reward with Christ on May 31, 2019.
Kimberly is the daughter of James M. Thomas, Sr. and Sara A. Thomas. She was born on January 20, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York and was reared in Marion, South Carolina.
Kimberly was educated in the Marion public school system. After graduating high school, she attended Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina for several years where she met and later married Demetric Short. They became the parents of Kayla and Adrianna Short. She also attended Northeastern Technical College in Cheraw, South Carolina.
One of her passions was styling hair. This passion led her to attend and graduate from Dudley Cosmetology University.
Kimberly spent much of her developmental years attending Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church where she served on the choir and usher board. She was a member of a community choir, Chosen Generation, and later attended The Door of Hope Christian Church. After Morris College, Kimberly joined Rock Hill Baptist Church #1 in Greenville, S.C. where she served faithfully in several capacities: Youth Coordinator, Administrator, and Pastor’s Aide. Her last employer was Greenville Memorial Hospital where she worked in the Medical Records Department as a Medical Coder.
Kimberly leaves to mourn her passing: her parents: James M. and Sara A. Thomas, Sr.; two children: Kayla Short and Adrianna Short; three brothers: James M. (Monik) Thomas, Jr. of Ypsilanti, Michigan, John D. Thomas of Brooklyn, New York, and Derrick A. (Milla) Thomas, of Naples, Italy; two nephews: James M. Thomas III and Jayden M. Thomas; two nieces: Abigail A. Thomas and Elizabeth R. Thomas; one aunt: Gwendolyn Gause; six great-aunts: Annie Bell Hemingway, Linda Hemingway, Joanne Hemingway, Merion Richardson, Mary Ruth Hemingway and Christine Gause; two uncles: Anthony Thomas and Kelvin Gause; one-great uncle: Major Woodberry; and a host of other relatives and friends.