We regret to announce the passing of Corene Blyden Thomas on July 30, 2022, at the age of 74. Mrs. Thomas was a much-beloved family woman, friend and government officer who lived a full life dedicated to serving God, helping the community, and making a positive difference in the lives of those she came in contact with.
She was born on Tortola, BVI and later relocated to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands as a young girl. She met and married the love of her life, Henry E. Thomas, Sr. and of that union they produced two children.
Corene Thomas served the people of the Virgin Islands while working in various government agencies. She worked with VITELCO, Department of Finance, Department of Social Welfare, which later became Department of Human Services. She also held various positions/offices in her church at Shiloh Tabernacle SDA Church.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Henry and granddaughter, Evan Grace. She also leaves to mourn, her son, daughter, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, siblings, and many other family and friends, too numerous to mention.
The first viewing will be on Thursday, August 11 from 3 to 5 pm at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Ave. Haines City, FL. The second viewing will be Friday, August 12 from 9 TO 10 am at Oak Ridge Funeral Care and the services to follow immediately at 10 am. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Haines City, Florida.