The Celebration of Life for Mr. Jeffrey J. Thomas, 64, of Orange, will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. C.W. Crawford, pastor, will officiate.

Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the church.

He died Friday at Orange Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A native of Eunice, LA, he resided in Orange 17 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, Discharged with Honors.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Malbrew of Lake Charles; step-son, Reggie Ewing of Lake Charles; step-daughter, Jackie Ewing of Dallas; and three sisters, Elnora Frank of Orange, Irma Jean Hanchett of Lake Charles, and Mary Rhodes of Orange.

A heartfelt “thank you” is offered to Orange Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the staff of Compassionate Care.