First Posted: 1/15/2009
Thelmus “Shorty” Revels, 63, of 427 Burge Place, High Point, died Friday at his home.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Agape Family Ministries in High Point, the Revs. Larry and Marcellette McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Revels was born in Rowland to James and Annie Alford Revels. He lived in High Point for the past 47 years, where he was formerly employed at Elk Hart Rubber Company. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, a son, James Michael Jones, and a brother, Therman Revels.
Surviving are his wife, Annie Graham Revels of the home; two sons, Maurice Revels and Rico Revels, both of High Point; four daughters, Toya Graham, Jackie Jones and Julia Revels, all of High Point, and Benita Boulware Eury of Greensboro; five brothers, Thomas Revels of Pinehurst, John Revels of Rowland, Luther Revels of High Point, Herman Revels of Lumberton and James Smith of Burlington; six sisters, Juanita Moore of Lumberton, Ruby Southern of Pembroke, Audrey McIntyre, Janice and her husband, John Leggett, all of Rowland, Viola McCallum of High Point, and Garnetta and her husband, Robert Washington, both of High Point; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; an uncle, John Alford of Winston-Salem; two aunts, Celia Alford of Rowland and Mary Williams of High Point; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday before the funeral and at other times at the home.