Monday, May 22, 2017

MRS. DEBRA CRAVEN FALLIN

Mrs. Debra Craven Fallin, age 60, of Molena GA, died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at her residence.

Mrs. Fallin was born on April 24, 1957, in Thomaston GA, to the late Hugh Thomas and Cora Lee Craven. She and her husband owned and operated R&D Fish Farm and deer cooler.

Survivors include her husband, Mr. Randy Fallin of Molena GA; daughter, Mrs. Laura (Ryan) Adams of Zebulon GA; sons, Mr. Joseph Kyle (Kristy) Legg of Thomaston GA, and Brandon Keith (Theresa) Legg of Griffin GA; sisters, Norma (Felton) Reeves of Thomaston, and Tonja (Romeo) Renaud of Talbotton GA; brothers, Steven (Barbara) Craven of Newnan GA, and Bob (Sharla) Craven of Thomaston; and 9 grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Fallin will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

MR. RAY MCCOY

Mr. Ray McCoy, age 76, of Thomaston, died Monday, May 15, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. McCoy was born on July 3, 1940 in Wrightsville Ga, to the late Johnnie and Ola McCoy. He was formerly employed with B.F. Goodrich Mills where he worked in the weave shop for many years. Mr. McCoy served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Elaine McCoy of Thomaston Ga, daughters Mrs. Janet McCoy Coley of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Virginia Cole of Griffin Ga, son Mr. Blake (Susan) McCoy of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Mydolyn (Mary Alice) McCoy of Griffin Ga, Mr. Kenneth (Edith) McCoy of Barnesville Ga, Mr. James (Jacque) McCoy of Thomaston Ga, brother in law Mr. Leon Ross of Barnesville Ga, sister Mrs. Peggy (Gary) White of Barnesville Ga, sister in law Mrs. Linda (Jerry) Stacks of Lancaster S.C., grandchildren Joshua (Nina) McCoy, Ashley (Andy) Stewart, Jacob (Christy) McCoy, Isaac Cole, Bubba (Sandra) Montgomery, Daniel Cole and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday May 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Wednesday May 17, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!

MR. FELDER ASHLEY "BO" MIMBS

Mr. Felder Ashley "Bo" Mimbs, age 76, of Thomaston, died Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Mimbs was born on February 1, 1941 in Emanuel County Ga, to the late Woodrow and Gladys Durden Mimbs. He was formerly employed with Thomaston Mills where he worked for 20 years and later owned and operated Eastern Travels and the City Cab. Mr. Mimbs served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Betty C. Mimbs of Thomaston Ga, sons Mr. Steven Ashley (Brenda) Mimbs of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Felder Thomas (Jana) Mimbs of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Larry (Julie Anne) Mimbs of Dublin Ga, Mr. Mark Mimbs of Soperton Ga, 6 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday May 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Wednesday May 17, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, May 12, 2017

MR. JAMES LEONARD YARBROUGH

Mr. James Leonard Yarbrough, age 70, of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at his residence. 

Mr. Yarbrough, was born January 6, 1947, in Thomaston to Johnnie Jimmerson Yarbrough and the late Marvin Lenwood Yarbrough. He was owner/operator of Pitt's Pest Control, member of Zion's Chapel Methodist Church, the American Legion, the Fairlane Club of America, and Veteran of the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Yarbrough; son, Allen (Kimberli) Yarbrough; mother, Johnnie Yarbrough; brother, John Yarbrough; grandchildren, Tanner Yarbrough, Jessica (Jeremy) Tyson, Kristina (Matt) Coleman, Jeannie (Nelson) Gramer, and Abby (Jacob) Fuchs; great-grandchildren, Phobe Coleman, and Jalah Coleman.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Sunday, May 14, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 8, 2017

MRS. NELL BELAND WHEELESS

Mrs. Nell Beland Wheeless age 90 of Thomaston Ga, died Saturday May 6, 2017 at Providence Nursing Center. 

Mrs. Wheeless was born on March 4, 1927 in Taylor County Ga, to the late James Thomas and Ludie Parker Beland. She was employed with the William Carter Company where she worked as an inspector until her retirement. Mrs. Wheeless was a member of Pleasant Hill Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Huell Otto Wheeless Sr.

Survivors include her daughter Mrs. Sheryl Butler of Lagrange Ga, sons Mr. Huell O. (Mary) Wheeless Jr. of Woodstock Ga, Mr. Jim (Debbie) Wheeless of Thomaston Ga, sister Mrs. Margie (Randall) Drummond of Douglasville Ga, 7 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Tuesday May 9, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!

MR. GENE EARL CONDREY

Mr. Gene Earl Condrey age 69 of Thomaston Ga, died Friday May 5, 2017 at his residence. 

Mr. Condrey was born on March 12, 1948 in Columbus Ga, to the late Floyd and Elwene Golden Condrey. He was employed with State Farm Insurance Company where he worked as an adjuster until his retirement. Mr. Condrey was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his brothers Wayne and Dennis Condrey.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Sherry Hardy Condrey of Thomaston Ga, son Mr. Brian (Kelly) Joiner of Thomaston Ga, brother Mr. Harry (Mary) Condrey of Cataula Ga,  sisters Mrs. Janie Brannon of Cataula Ga, Mrs. Kathy Forbes of Jacksonville Fl, sister in law Mrs. Sonya (Clay) Watkins, brother in law Mr. Dennis (Tina) Hardy, grandchildren Jacob and Kaylee Joiner, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to New Hope Baptist Church at 1165 Hannah's Mill Rd. Thomaston Ga, 30286 or to the local cancer car c/o Mr. Carey Pitts at 300 Upson Avenue Thomaston Ga. 30286.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MR. DONALD ALBERT PAGE SR.

Mr. Donald Albert Page, Sr., age 86, formerly of Thomaston, died peacefully on May 6, 2017, at Wellstar Tranquility Kennesaw Mountain. Graveside funeral services for Mr. Page will be held on Tuesday, May 9, at 11:00 AM, in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10 until 11 AM at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.
Mr. Page was born in Thomaston on October 13, 1930, the only child of Marion and Ruth Darling Page. He pioneered his own path to success. Despite his birth during the Great Depression, Don went on to graduate from R. E. Lee Institute, attended Emory University, and then finally accomplished his greatest goal of earning a Doctorate of Law from the University of Georgia. Later, he had the unique opportunity to serve as a Georgia State Legislator. In addition to having a successful law practice in Thomaston, Don was very active in religious, civic, political and professional organizations. Don, along with his wife Anne, were active members of the First Baptist Church of Thomaston.
Mr. Page is survived by his wife, Anne Colquitt Page; stepsons: Hardy (Kellie) Wheeless and Michael ( Elisa) Wheeless; a son, Donny (Joan) Page; and six grandchildren: Leah Page (Scott) Andrews; Donald Walker (Jessica) Page; Abby Wheeless; Sam Wheeless; Mason Wheeless; and Michael Wheeless.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Thomaston, 208 South Church Street, Thomaston, GA 30286 or to the donor's favorite charity.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston, GA, is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com.

Friday, April 28, 2017

MR. ROY RAYMOND MCNELLY SR.

Mr. Roy Raymond McNelly, Sr., age 59, of Thomaston, died April 27, 2017, at Emory Hospital Midtown. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

MR. JAMES HUTTO

Mr. James Hutto, age 88, of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday, April 27,2017, at his residence. 

Mr. Hutto was born July 19, 1928, in Forsyth GA, to the late James J. and Clyde Roxie Hutto. He was an ironworker with Holan Corp, and member of the Georgia National Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Hutto; daughter, Debra (Randy) Johnson of Thomaston; son, James A "Jim" Hutto of Macon; granddaughter, Amanda Johnson; and 3 great-grandchildren, Alexia Johnson, Jacob Johnson and Landen Johnson.

Memorial services for Mr. Hutto will be held by his family at a later date.