Carlos Thomas, 87, of Mason died Wednesday, Aug. 1. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Brother Mickey Wagoner officiating. Burial followed in the Wagram Cemetery in Fredonia. Pallbearers were Fred Bednarik, Charles Bednarik, Jr., Bradley Boerum, Ricky Thomas, Kelly Thomas and Larry Gray. Born in Mason County on Sept. 1, 1913, to Joe Harvey Thomas, Jr. and Alva Ellison Thomas, he married Anna Bess Lewis on July 5, 1933. Survivors include his wife, Anna, of Mason; three children, Betty June Bednarik and husband, Chuck, of Davidsonville, Ma., Melvin Thomas and wife, Charlene, of Fort Stockton, and Jerry Dale Thomas of Brady; 11 grandchildren, Kelly Thomas and wife, Annette, of Austin, Debbie Gray and husband, Larry, of San Antonio, Steve Bednarik and wife, Pat, Charles Bednarik and wife, Sue, Bobby Bedndarik and wife, Debbie, Cheryl Boerum, Richard Dale Thomas and wife, Patricia, of Eden, Mellia Estrata and husband, Jessie, of Brady, Dana Thomas, Tammy West and husband, Bogus, and Michael Thomas, all of Brady; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Imogene Thomas of Fredonia.