In memory of
Malachi Lee "Mali" Thomas
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In memory of
Malachi Lee "Mali" Thomas
Malachi Lee "Mali" Thomas, 14, of Rockwood, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Malachi was born Aug. 30, 2002, in Knoxville, but he was a longtime resident of Rockwood. He attended Trinity Word of Faith Church in Rockwood. He was an eighth grader at Rockwood Middle School. He had aspirations of being a diesel mechanic when he grew up. Malachi had a huge heart, he enjoyed being in the woods at "his fort," and was always ready to lend a helping hand. He was a loving son and a great big brother. He enjoyed riding his bike, hanging with his friends and listening to music. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Janie and Russell Thomas; and great-grandparents, Clifford and Lorene Hunter, and John and Ola Faye Willis. He is survived by mother, Heather Thomas (boyfriend Chris Brock) of Rockwood; father, Russell Thomas of Harriman; brothers and sisters, Ian Thomas, Kristian Thomas, Titan Byrge, Micah Thomas and Promise Thomas; grandparents, James and Dean Willis of Rockwood and Marcella Willis; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Jimmy Willis and Bro. Rick Shaffer officiating. Graveside and interment services will follow in the Piney Grove cemetery in Midtown. Memorial contributions may be made in person at Evans Mortuary or online at
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