Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One
Claretha Thomas(March 18, 1944 – December 18, 2023)

Claretha Thomas(March 18, 1944 – December 18, 2023)

Visitation Date: Saturday January 06, 2023
Visitation Time: 12:00 Noon
Visitation Location: Golden’s Funeral Home , Nellie’s Chapel, 210 N. Pennsylvania Ave, Winter Park, FL., 32789
                ***Viewing will be held (1) hour prior to service at 12:00 Noon***
Service Date: Saturday,  January 06, 2023
Service Time: 1:00 pm
Service Location: Golden’s Funeral Home, Nellie’s Chapel, 210 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Winter Park, FL.,  32789
Please email all resolutions to Golden’s Funeral Home Inc.,  before 2:00 pm on Friday
Burial: Boston Cemetery, 199 Boston Cemetery Rd., Oviedo FL., 32765


March 18, 1944, Claretha was born to Ophelia Lemons and Horce Shumate.
Claretha, attended Orange County Public Schools , Hannibal Elementary Winter Park FL., and Hungerford Junior/Senior High in Eatonville, FL.
United in Holy matrimony to Edward (Tony) Thomas
Husband: Edward Tony Thomas
Parents: Ophelia Lemons and Horce Shumate
Daughter: Latangia Denison
Son: Cyrus Harper
3 Grand Children:
Tamara Tony Hawthorn
Cameron Denison and Cyrus A. Harper
5 Great-grand Children
Raymir Shumate and Raven Shumate
RaShala Shumate and Milo Douglas
Margo Douglas
2 Great-great grandchildren
Desire Shumate and DaKhari
Two fantastic friends, Lois Smith and Cousin Vera Golden.  As well as a legacy  of a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.



  • Nikki “Cush” Posted January 1, 2024 8:20 pm

    Mrs. Claretha was good to me. She’ll be missed. I’m sending hugs, love, and prayers for spiritual peace to her family & friends.

  • Karen Young Posted January 1, 2024 8:49 pm

    Mrs. Claretha was one of my mothers dearest friendsand we loved her like an Auntie 🥺 She was kind and loving and will definitely be missed ❤️ Her and my mom will be back together again enjoying each other’s company in the presence of our Lord 🙏🏾 Love You Mrs Clar 😘

  • Brenda Mitchell Posted January 3, 2024 1:18 pm

    This one really hurts, we have been friends for years I loved her like a sister I’m really going to miss her, I live in north Carolina but we talked on the phone quite often, rest in peace my dear friend ,I didn’t get to say goodbye but you know I will keep you in my heart ❤️❤️

  • Cynthia Ball Robinson Posted January 6, 2024 3:57 pm

    Sincere condolences to the entire family and friends of Claretha. May fond memories provide Comfort, Strength and Peace to all.

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