Arlemmie M. Thirus, Jr.

Sunrise: July 5, 1967

Sunset: February 24, 2019

Arlemmie M. Thirus, Jr. passed away February 24, 2019.

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    Margaret Epps Snagg says

    The sting is still fresh for all of us. Rest In Peace, Art.

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    CJ says

    Meisha and family, you have my deepest sympathy, my sincerest condolences and my fervent prayers. I remember meeting Art for the first time back in 2004. There were three of us initial students in a Chicago Steppin class. Not just the Virginia Steppin community but the world will not be the same ever again without Art. Knowing Art over the years has been everlasting. He was such a great guy and he touched so many lives. He will surely be missed.

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    Danielle says

    Art was such a kind and cheerful man. His love for his family was obvious. We was loved and will be dearly missing by all that knew him.

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    C Lee says

    My sincere condolences to the family. The bible says at Deut. 32:7 Remember the days of old. It is my hope that you find comfort in your lasting memories. It is never easy losing a loved one but God at Deut. 4:7 entreats us to reach out to him for it says Jehovah God is near to us whenever we call. I pray that the family finds true comfort.

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    Valarie Williams says

    I am so sorry to hear of Art’s passing. I will never play bid whist without thinking of him and the times that we shared; he will be missed. My sincere condolences to the family and remember that the light of love still shines even through the darkness of loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    The Beane and Moore Families says

    Malcolm and family:
    Our hearts are so heavy … words are not enough. Just know that you have our love and prayers. If there is anything that we can do, you need only ask.

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    Jaxson S. Webber says

    You were the best teacher I could ever have. Our school will miss you dearly. May you rest in peace.

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    Tong-ya Jones says

    Mr. Thirus was a great teacher… He had such an happy attitude and he gave us candy and joked with us. Our math teacher will never be the same without him in our heavy class.. I loved him dearly like a dad even though he isn’t.. I gave him hugs and I pray for him.. I’ll definitely pray more. I’m sorry for your family loss.

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    Rayah Terry says

    Mr thirus was not only an amazing teacher but he was an amazing person, He helped alot of students through many things. I wish his family the best. May Mr Thirus Rest in Heaven/ All the students in plaza miss him the most. Fly High Mr Thirus

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    Kaylee Marlar says

    He was a great teacher sadly he passed about even tho he is gone he will still be with us no matter what watching over us. To make sure we are safe!

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      Kaylee says

      I am sorry i did not spell though right please forgive me!

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        Shandra (Thirus) Banutu-Gomez says

        To Mr. Thirus’s Students:
        -Hi Kaylee, I am Mr. Thirus’s sister. You did an excellent job writing your condolences. I sometimes misspell words also. I know he is so proud of you for correcting your spelling.
        -Hi Raya, I am Mr. Thirus’s sister. Thank you so much. Yes, I agree with you he is flying high, like an Eagle! You fly high too, by doing your best. I know he is proud of you.
        -Hi Tong-ya, I am Mr. Thirus’s sister. Thank you so much for praying for him. I know he is smiling knowing that you are praying for him. Yes, he loved candy! Keep being you. He loved all of his students.
        -Hi Jaxson, I am Mr. Thirus’s sister. Thank you for your condolences. He loved his students. I know he is super proud of you all. Keep studying and do your best.

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    Shandra (Thirus) Banutu-Gomez says

    On behalf of Art’s family, we would like to say thank you for your prayers, support and condolences. This means so much to us. May God continue to bless you all.

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    Will Stewart says

    To the family I am so sorry for your loss. I played for coach back at Mississippi valley(99,00). He was a great coach. I am in shock that I just found this out. Rest on big coach rest on.

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      Shandra (Thirus) Banutu-Gomez says

      Thank you Will Stewart. I am his sister and we are all still in shock. He was a great man. May God continue to bless you and your loved ones.
      -Shandra Thirus

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