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Mercedes R. Thomas

January 19, 2022

Mercedes R. Thomas

Mercedes R. Thomas, 83 of Harrisburg, passed peacefully on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 in UPMC Harrisburg Hospital. She was predeceased by her father Frank "Cotton" Evans Sr., mother Sarah Hinton "Sam" Evans, brothers Frank "Derb" Evans Jr., Robert "FatBall" Evans, James "Preamo" Evans Sr., Alonzo "Lonnie" Evans, William "Perk" Evans Sr., sister Helena Evans Nin “Gal" Turner.

 Mercedes was born and raised in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Halifax High School and was on the Cheerleading Squad. Mercedes was affiliated with St. Paul AME Church in Oberlin, Pennsylvania. She also enjoyed bingo, playing cards, watching Walker Texas Ranger, but most importantly spending time with her family and her grandchildren.

Mercedes leaves to cherish her memories her children; Carmella Evans, Beverly Thomas, Jerry L Thomas Jr. and Yvette Thomas, step-daughter Gerri Chambers, her brother Charles “Tinker” Evans and sister Barbara Slaughter. She will also be missed by her 20 grandchildren, her several great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

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