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Daveonn Thomas

    A celebration of Life funeral service for Daveonn Thomas will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2023, at the Kingdom Culture church located at 1013 N. 2nd Street with Supt. Rufus Hunter officiating. 
    The burial committal will follow to the Dawson County Cemetery. 
    Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Gonzales Funeral Home.
    Viewing will be held on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., with a Wake Service from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
    Daveonn Shivont Thomas, age 31, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2023. 
    He was born February 16, 1992, in Lamesa, TX to Lolena Hunter. 
    He was a 2011 graduate of Lamesa High School where he was active in sports and received many honors in basketball, football, and track. To name a few, in basketball, he was the Newcomer of the Year in 2008, MVP in 2009 and First Team All-District all four years, as well as numerous football and track awards. Daveonn was selected to play in two football all-star games his senior year as well. 
    He worked at Dairy Queen where everyone was greeted with a smile. He displayed a love for his job and the people whom he met. 
    Daveonn truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures, chatting with family and friends, coaching youth basketball and football leagues, playing basketball/softball, and more importantly spending time with his children and family. 
    Daveonn had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way and will be remembered for his wit and generosity. 
    Daveonn was preceded in death by his son, Daveonn Thomas, Jr., his grandmother, Dorothy Hunter, his brother, Dominique Adams; his nephew, Alston Thomas, 
    Daveonn is survived by his loving family, his mother, Lolena Hunter (Adgiran) of Lamesa, TX.; his children, son, Devyn Thomas of Lamesa, TX., and daughter, Dae’lynn Richardson of Lubbock, TX.; his brothers, Izsel Thomas, Kajana Hunter, both of Lamesa, TX.; his sisters, Nakyia Ivery of Lamesa, TX., and Ka’Cyiah Johnson of Lubbock, TX.; a host of relatives and friends. 
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