Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Mrs. Sarah Orr Harbin, age 88, of Greenville, Georgia died on Monday, November 23rd at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange.

Funeral services for Mrs. Harbin will be held on Saturday, November 28, at 1:00 PM, at Union Christian Church, 3595 Union Road SW, Atlanta, GA 30349.

Mr. Allen Thames will officiate and interment will follow the service in the Union Christian Church Cemetery. 

The family of Mrs. Harbin will receive friends on Saturday, November 28, from 12:00 until 1:00 PM at the church.

Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston, Georgia is entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Monday, November 23, 2020


Mr. Jerry R. "Runt" Huckaby, Jr., age 60, of Thomaston, died on Sunday afternoon, November 22, 2020, at Riverside Health and Rehab.

The family of Mr. Huckaby will receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home
on Friday, November 27, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements. 

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Sunday, November 22, 2020


Mrs. Laree Day Slaughter, 95, of Thomaston, died Friday, November 20, at her residence. Mrs. Slaughter was owner and associate broker of Day Realty Company which was founded by her parents, the late R. T. and Gladys Day, in 1943. She was the first female licensed real estate agent and broker in Upson County. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Slaughter will be held Monday,
November 23, at 2:00 PM, in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 until 7 PM at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. 

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the
Television Ministry of First Baptist Church, 208 S. Church St., Thomaston, GA 30286. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


Mr. David Stanley Blount, age 61, of Thomaston, died Saturday, November 21, 2020, at his residence in Thomaston.

Mr. Blount was born on February 4, 1959, in Thomaston, to the late, John Will Blount Jr. and the late Brenda Phillips Blount. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his brothers, Bill (Gina) Blount of Meansville, Russell (Toiee) Blount of Thomaston, Marc (Brandie) Blount of Thomaston.

Memorial services will announced at a later date.
Coggins Funeral Home, 321 Hannahs Mill Road

Friday, November 20, 2020


Mrs. Mary Joan "Jo" Morris age 92 of Thomaston Ga, passed away Friday November 20, 2020 at Riverside Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Morris was born on May 2, 1928 in New York, NY to the late Wayne Brubaker and the late Bertha Ann Vaughn Brubaker. She retired from Bridgestone Tire Company in New York and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Thomaston. She is preceded in death by her parents, her late husband, Arlie Siler, and two sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Norman Morris of Thomaston, son, Jim (Judy) Siler of Illinois, step-son, Patrick Morris of Thomaston, step-grandchild, Cody Siler, and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will held on Sunday, November 22, 2020 from Southview Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


Mr. Lonzo Daniel Pope, age 75, formerly of Atlanta, longtime resident of Yatesville, died Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Harborview Health and Rehab.

Mr. Pope was born February 1, 1945, in Albany, GA to the late Lonzo Pope, and the late Rachel Ann Smith Pope. He was self-employed as a Master Carpenter and true artisan of wood. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a Ranger in Vietnam. Mr. Pope was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors. He was a proud Veteran and was inducted as a Blood Brother in a Native American Indigenous Tribe. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his step-daughter, Wendy (Jeff) Stanley of Yatesville, sister, Darlene Morris of Birmingham, AL, nephews, Chris (Kristi) Hudgins of Birmingham, AL, and Tim (Leah) Hudgins of Leeds, AL.

Celebration of Life Services will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from his residence at 2134 Logtown Rd. Yatesville, GA 31097.

The service will be held outdoors and the family requests masks to be required.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020


Mrs. Karen Lynn Crumbley age 58 of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday November 15, 2020 at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mrs. Crumbley was born on September 30, 1962 in Lamar County, to the late John Richard Crumbley and the late Bobbie Gordy Adams. She worked at 1888 Mills in the sewing room. She is preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her daughter, Anisha Tucker of McDonough, Gary (Jennifer) Crumbley of Thomaston, sisters, Sheila Colbert of Heflin, Alabama, Marsha (Keith) McCard of Thomaston, grandchildren, Dalton Montgomery, Thomas Lee Parker, Cheyenne Crumbley, Dakota Rene Crumbley, Sarah Genn Parker, great-grandchildren, Oaklynn Smith, E.T. Montgomery, and Draven Montgomery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Karen Crumbley fund at Coggins Funeral Home.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Coggins Funeral Home

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Mrs. Barbara Gosnell Weaver age 67 of Thomaston Ga, passed away Tuesday November 17, 2020 at her residence.

Mrs. Weaver was born on November 25, 1952 in Clarksville, Georgia, to the late Olin Gosnell, and the late Roberta Holcomb Gosnell. She worked at Carters, then Justin's Place and Dominos Pizza, and she was a member of Sylvia Hills Christian Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, David Gosnell, Grady Gosnell, Lamar Gosnell, sisters, Christine Church, and Catherine Bingham.

Survivors include her husband, James Weaver, son, Dennis (Michelle) Weaver of Zebulon, and grandchildren, Chad and Jacob Weaver.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. at Coggins Funeral Home.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Monday, November 16, 2020


Mrs. Flossie Lavern Rowell age 76 of Meansville Ga, died Saturday November 14, 2020.

Mrs. Rowell was born on August 28, 1944 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Hugh Warren and the late Lucille Kersey Warren. She was formerly employed with the William Carter Company where she worked as a seamstress and also worked for Sherri Lynn as an inspector. Mrs. Rowell was a member of East Thomaston Baptist Church and the local VFW. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband James Cecil Rowell.

Survivors include her daughter Lisa Rowell Fogarty of Meansville Ga, son James Eugene Rowell of Meansville Ga, sister in laws Joyce Warren- Thomaston Ga, Diane Taylor of Davisboro, Vickie Corvin Moses of New Jersey, aunt Mary Bennett of Al, grandchildren Coleman Rowell, Justin Phillips, Kathryn (Rodney) Ozley, great grandchildren Kyle Ozley, Briceon Ozley, Abigail Ozley, Payton Ogletree, many nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday November 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Upson Memorial Gardens of Wednesday November 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.