Cherl Yvette Thomas was born June 28, 1957, to the late Willie J. Thomas Sr. and Sarah B. Thomas in Largo, Florida. She earned high school diploma at Seminole High School and attended St. Petersburg College.
Later in life she was employed by the Pinellas County School Board as a School Bus Driver. Ms. Thomas worked for 22 years until her retirement. Ms. Thomas kept busy with helping her mother in the kitchen at church, sewing, and helping Ben down at the barbecue stand.
On December 21, 2021, Cherl Thomas heard the master’s call home. She leaves behind to celebrate her life: her mother Sarah B. Thomas, brother Willie J. Thomas Jr., sister Fedenia P. Thomas, and her beautiful children Courtney S. Thomas and Terance J. Thomas. Also, a host of loving aunts, uncles and cousins.