Erica Simmons Thomas
Erica was born March 29, 1977 in Galveston, Texas and she entered into her eternal rest on October 12, 2018 in Houston. A 1995 graduate of Dickinson High School, she was an Educator in Dickinson ISD; a dedicated member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church; and was also very active in community organizations.
Erica’s legacy will forever live in the hearts of her sons: Nicholas and Tyler Thomas; parents: Roderick and Robin Cunningham; father: Earnest Cooper; Devoted companion: Jeffrey Young and his children, Jordan and Jada; grandmothers: Viola Faye Cooper and Margaret Matthews; siblings, Larry Thompson, Maurice Michael Fulton, Michelle (Brandon) Seale, Sonya Sims, Mariana Ibanez, Angela Cooper, Diane Cooper Valentine, Courtney Cunningham (niece, Camille) and April Cunningham; 3 godchildren; 2 dedicated uncles as well as god brothers, god sisters and a host of uncles and aunts from the Cooper, Cunningham, Hayes and Simmons families; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and special friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in Erica's name for the research of Leiomyosarcoma at www.mdanderson.org/gifts and click the Memory of button. .