Monday, August 21, 2017

MR. PETER L. WAGNER

Mr. Peter L. Wagner, age 73, of Thomaston, died Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services for Mr. Wagner will be announced later.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

MS. SANDRA R. HOWELL

Ms. Sandra R. Howell, age 73, of Thomaston, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at her home.

Funeral services for Ms. Howell will be announced later.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

MR. RONALD EDWARD CATO

Mr. Ronald Edward Cato, age 71, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Harborview Health and Rehab Center.

Funeral services for Mr. Cato will be announced later.

Monday, August 7, 2017

MR. RALPH NATHANIEL CROMER

Mr. Ralph Nathaniel Cromer, age 82, of Thomaston, died Saturday, August 5,
at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Cromer will be held Tuesday,
August 8, at 2:00 PM, in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Burial
will follow in South View Cemetery. The family will receive friends on
Tuesday from 1:00 until the funeral hour at Fletcher-Day Funeral.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of is in charge of all arrangements.

Friday, August 4, 2017

MR. MAX TOLBERT HOLLIMAN

Mr. Max Tolbert Holliman, 62, of Thomaston, died August 3, 2017, at Riverside Health and Rehab. Funeral Services for Mr. Holliman will be held Sunday, August 6, at 3:00 PM, at the First United Methodist Church of Thomaston. Rev. Eddie Herring will officiate and burial will follow in South View Cemetery.
Mr. Holliman was born June 25, 1955, in Atlanta. He was reared in Thomaston where he attended R. E. Lee Grammar School and was a 1973 graduate of R. E. Lee Institute. He then attended Emory at Oxford College, Emory University, and the University of West Georgia, graduating with a BA degree in Psychology. Both during and after college, Mr. Holliman wrote, studied, and performed music as a semiprofessional musician. In the 1970s, he sang and played guitar in Atlanta in the theatrical rock band, The Nobz, who performed live on WXIA TV Atlanta and at the Atlanta Civic Center. In the 1980s he studied and performed in West Virginia in the guitar orchestra of Robert Fripp and the League of Crafty Guitarists. In the 1990s he performed in New York and Los Angeles as a solo loop artist, guitarist, and singer who used the stage name of The Intergalactic Cowboy. As The Intergalactic Cowboy, he released eight musical recordings on several independent music labels. He also performed six live worldwide internet broadcasts from radio stations WUOG - Athens, GA, WREK - Atlanta, GA, and WRAS - Atlanta, GA. In 2003 he returned to Thomaston, teaching guitar in Upson, Pike, and Lamar Counties. Mr. Holliman was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Thomaston.
Mr. Holliman was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Holliman of Upson County; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Max V. Tolbert of Calhoun, GA; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Emmett Holliman of Thomaston, GA; and his brother John Holliman, Jr., of Shepherdstown, WV. Survivors include his sister-in-law Dianne Edwards Holliman and a nephew John Emmett Holliman, both of Shepherdstown, WV.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 707, Thomaston, GA 30286.
Fletcher-Day Funeral of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com.

MRS. HELEN MARY FARMER

Mrs. Helen Mary Farmer, age 87, of Molena, died Friday, August 4, 2017, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin GA.

Mrs. Farmer was born April 6, 1930, in Tewksbury Mass. She was a home maker and member of St. Peter The Rock Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Gracia (John) Penuel of Milledgeville GA, Catherine Rawls of Molena, and Joan (Campbell) Ryan of Johns Creek GA; sons, Elmo Farmer of Ft. Myers FL and Mack Farmer of Cape Coral FL; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass for Mrs. Farmer will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 10:00 AM at St Peter the Rock Catholic Church in Thomaston GA.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St Jude Children's Hospital at 
www.stjude.org or 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

MR. LOWELL MALVIN BAILEY

Mr. Lowell Malvin Bailey age 89 of Thomaston Ga, died Friday July 28, 2017 at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mr. Bailey was born on May 22, 1928 in Enterprise Al, to the late Martha Bailey. He worked for WXIA T.V. News as a photographer for many years. Mr. Bailey was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church, Georgia Gem & Mineral Society and was an Emmy Award winner. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a POW in Korea.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Sue Bailey of Thomaston Ga, sons Mr. Kerry (Karen) Bailey of Annapolis MD, Mr. Ronald (Sue) Bailey of Biloxi MS,  Mr. Michael "Bill" Bailey of Thomaston GA, sisters Mrs. Ruth Mitchell of Delaware, Maryland Anderson of Florida, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday July 31, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Mountain View Baptist Church on Monday July 31, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

MR. JOHN ROSS YARBROUGH

Mr. John Ross Yarbrough age 52 of Thomaston Ga, died Wednesday July 26, 2017 at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mr. Yarbrough was born on February 28, 1965 in Thomaston Ga, to Johnnie Jimmerson Yarbrough and the late Marvin Yarbrough. He was employed with Home Depot where he worked in sales. Mr. Yarbrough was a member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church where he served as former pastor. He was preceded in death by his brother James Yarbrough.

Survivors include his daughters Dana (Tyler) Griffin of Cameron N.C, Abby Yarbrough of Griffin Ga, Tessa Yarbrough of Griffin Ga, Rebecca Adams of Thomaston Ga, Rachel (Justin) Smith of Thomaston Ga, son Hunter (Olivia) Yarbrough of Greenville S.C, mother Johnnie Yarbrough of Thomaston Ga, grandchildren Avery Griffin, John Keith Adams, Jackson Adams.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday July 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from Clark's Chapel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

MR. JAMES JOHN BEHRENS

Mr. James John Behrens , age 60, of Newnan, Ga. died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Molena Extended Care in Molena, Ga.   Memorial arrangements to be announced at a later date.

Monday, July 24, 2017

MRS. HELEN HICKS PETERMAN

Mrs. Helen Hicks Peterman ,age 88 of Jackson, Ga. died Monday, July 24, 2017 at Convenant of Golden Living Center.    Funeral arrangements to be announced later.

MRS. SANDRA JUNE SMITH

Mrs. Sandra June Smith, 70, of Lawrence Road died Saturday, July 22, at Upson Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be held Monday, July 24, 2017, at 2:00 PM, in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Molena Baptist Church, PO Box 265, Molena, GA 30258. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

MRS. DORIS MAE PFANNKUCHE

Mrs. Doris Mae Pfannkuche, age 91 of Thomaston, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Harborview Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Pfannkuche, was born in Hogansville Ga, to the late Joseph and Rusha Ella Slate. She retired from Verizon Communications as a clerk and attended Silvertown Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Pfannkuche; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Gore of Thomaston; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Pfannkuche will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Upson Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 12:00 - 2:00 PM.

Monday, July 17, 2017

MR. ALVIN JIMMERSON

Mr. Alvin Jimmerson, 90, of Thomaston, died Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at Riverside Health and Rehab.
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmerson will be held on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of the Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hendricks Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family of Mr. Jimmerson will receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 PM until the funeral hour.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MR. JAMES WILLARD SHEPARD

Mr. James Willard Shepard age 89 of Thomaston Ga, died Friday July 14, 2017 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Shepard was born on March 25, 1928 in LaFayette Al, to the late Jim Shepard and the late Linnie Thompson Shepard. He was formerly employed with Federal Paperboard where he worked for many years. Mr. Shepard served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Jeanette Shepard of Thomaston Ga, daughter Mrs. Shirley (Doug) Morris of Thomaston Ga, son Mr. Dennis (Kris) Shepard of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Alfred (Dorothy) Shepard of Warner Robins Ga, Mr. Frank (Laverne) Shepard of Thomaston Ga, 4 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren.

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

Friday, July 14, 2017

MR. WILBUR HOMER SIMMONS

Mr. Wilbur Homer Simmons age 68 died Thursday July 13, 2017 at August University Medical Center.

Mr. Simmons was born on April 4, 1949 in Taylor County Ga, to the late John Willis Simmons and the late Frances Jewell McDaniel Simmons. He worked as a painter. Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by his parents and brother Roy Simmons.

Survivors include his daughters Lisa Becham of Gray Ga, Paula Wood of Lizella Ga, son Bobby Simmons of Lizella Ga, brothers Phil (Robin) Simmons of Lizella Ga, Larry Simmons of Macon Ga, Ricky (Christy) Simmons of Lizella Ga, Floyd (Beth) Simmons of Lizella Ga, sisters Fannie (Carl) Cleveland of Thomaston Ga, Carol Bloodworth of Byron Ga, Lula Mae Furr of Macon Ga, Mary Frances (Gerald) Johnson of Thomaston Ga, Connie (Tony) McCord of Arnoldsville Ga, grandchildren Eric Howell, Brandon Howell, Grace Ward, Luke Ward, Braelyn Simmons, Braden Simmons, great grandchildren Landen Howell, Brantley Howell.

Graveside Services will be held on Monday July 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Buena Vista City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Watson Tante Funeral Home in Buena Vista on Monday July 17, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!

MS. KAYLA DANIELLLE BELLAMY

Ms. Kayla Danielle Bellamy, age 24, of Thomaston, died Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Ms. Bellamy was born April 6, 1993, in Spalding County to Michelle Daniel and Phil Bellamy. She worked at Freshway Market in Zebulon, attended New Salem Baptist Church in Griffin, and was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Thomaston.

She is survived by her mother and step-father, Shelly (Rodney) Lloyd of Thomaston; father, Phil Bellamy of Thomaston; sister, Amber (Henry) Lovelady of Griffin; brothers, Neal Ingram, Jeremy (Rainee) Lloyd, Josh Lloyd, Heath Lloyd, and Jonathan Lloyd all of Thomaston.

Memorial services for Ms. Bellamy will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Northside Baptist Church in Thomaston. In lieu of flowers memorial donations my be made to the Kayla Bellamy Memorial Fund, 321 Hannahs Mill Rd. Thjomaston GA 30286.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

MRS. RITA BERRY GREEN

Mrs. Rita Berry Green, age 43, of Thomaston, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Green was born on January 24, 1974 in Thomaston Ga, to Ruth Elaine Berry and the late Billy David Berry. She was employed with the Thomaston Upson County School System where she worked as a kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Green was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Billy Green of Thomaston Ga, daughter Presley Addison Green of Thomaston Ga, son Nash William Green of Thomaston Ga, mother Ruth Berry of Thomaston Ga, sister Greta Berry (Bryan) Trickel of The Rock Ga.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday July 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Mountain View Baptist Church Family Life Center Gym on Friday July 14, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to United Bank for the Nash and Presley Green College Fund at 215 North Center St. Thomaston Ga, 30286.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MR. ANGELO MICHAEL MERCURIO

Mr. Angelo Michael Mercurio was born on October 2, 1928, in Piermont, NY, to the late Cecelia and John Mercurio. He was in management at International Paperboard for more than 40 years and retired in 1988.  He was a veteran and served in the United States Navy as a Medic from 1948-1950 and the United States Army as a Medic from 1951-1953. He volunteered as Civilian Defense, Fireman and Emergency Squad (20 years) and Ambulance Corps. (20 years).
 
He was an avid senior softball player for more than 20 years with many softball awards, championships and friends. He was inducted into the Senior Softball Hall of Fame in 2010. He was a Christian and a member of Silvertown Baptist Church in Thomaston, GA. He loved to make spaghetti sauce, traveling to the Tennessee mountains and watching the Atlanta Braves and Fox News.
 
He is preceded in death by his parents, Cecelia and John Mercurio and his brother, Joe Mercurio.
 
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Marie Mercurio of Thomaston, GA. He is also survived by his children, John Mercurio of Daytona Beach, FL, Gary Mercurio of New Paltz, NY, Angelo Mercurio Jr. of Elizabeth, NJ, Terri Mercurio of Stony Point, NY and Ashley Rabon of Atlanta, GA, siblings, John (Jean) Mercurio of Deerfield Beach, FL, Ann Hickey of Piermont, NY,  Connie Lynch of Piermont, NY and Tess McCormick Rasso of Piermont, NY and mother-in-law, Nancy (Tony) Long of Greenville, GA.
 
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday July 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Saturday July 15, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the memory of Angelo to the Fisher House Foundation. You can find information to donate at donate.fisherhouse.org.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

MR. GEORGE S. "BUG" WATSON JR.

Mr. George S. "Bug" Watson Jr, age 81, of Fayetteville, formerly of Thomaston, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the West Georgia Medical Center in Lagrange GA.

Mr. Watson was born in Upson County to the late George S. and Tilda R. Watson Sr. He was  owner of L&L Sweeping and Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survive by his wife, Linda Watson; daughter, Michele (Russell) Tilman of Fayetteville; son, Neal Watson of Fayetteville; and 3 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by several sisters and brothers.

Memorial services and visitation for Mr. Watson will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

MRS. HELEN CAROLYN BYNUM

Mrs. Helen Carolyn Bynum, age 85, of Thomaston, died Monday, July 10, 2017, at Riverside Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Bynum was born September 4, 1931, in Butler County AL, to the late James H. and Lillie Johns McKinley. She retired from the B.F. Goodrich Martha Mills spinning room with 38 years of service and member of the Thomaston Church of God.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Catherine M. Kirkland. Surviors are her daughter, Joy (Hulon) Burnette of Thomaston; brothers, James Douglas McKinley of Griffin, and William Harvey (Barbara) McKinley of Locust Grove; grandchildren, Chris (Jena) Burnette, and Cassie (Brent) Johnson; and great-grandchild, Weston Johnson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bynum will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Gideon's International, Thomaston Camp, P.O. Box 1034, Thomaston GA, 30286.

Monday, July 10, 2017

MR. DAN ALLEN STILES

Mr. Dan Allen Stiles, age 71, of Thomaston Ga, died Friday, July 7, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Stiles was born January 2, 1946, in Thomaston, to the late Margie H. and Allen L. Stiles. He was a teacher for Savannah Public Schools for more than 30 years, Instructor at Southern Crescent Technical College, member of the First United Methodist Church, and Veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Allen L. and Margie H. Stiles. Survivors are his cousins, Diane (Phil) Davis of Columbus, Sam (Anne) Hartin of Columbus, Jean (Rachel) Hartin of Columbus, Sue Turbow of Chicago IL, Reggie (Suzanne) Hartin of Albany,John Hartin of Baltimore MA, and numerous other cousins; loyal and faithful friends, Scotty Barron and Richard Black.

Graveside services for Mr. Stiles will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 2:00 PM in Park Hill Cemetery, 4161 Macon Rd. Columbus GA 31907.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church Flower Fund, 132 Cherokee Rd, Thomaston GA 30286.

MRS. RITA BERRY GREEN

Mrs. Rita Berry Green, age 43, of Thomaston, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services for Mrs. Green will be announced later.

MR. ROBERT LAWSON DANIEL JR.

Mr. Robert Lawson Daniel Jr., age 66, of Thomaston, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Providence Health and Rehab Center.

Mr. Daniel, was born December 3, 1950, in Upson County to the late Robert D. and Sarah S. Daniel SR. He worked for the Thomaston Home Depot in the Garden Center. 

He is preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Carlton Daniel. Survivors are his son, Robbie (Fran) Daniel; brother, Steve (Kathy) Daniel; many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren all of Thomaston.

Visitation and memorial services for Mr. Daniel will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Friday, July 7, 2017

MRS. JUDY STOREY PAYNE

Mrs. Judy Storey Payne, 77, of Thomaston died Friday, July 7, 2017, at her residence. Funeral services for Mrs. Payne will be held Sunday, July 9, at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Thomaston. Interment will follow in South View Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 until 8 o'clock at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Upson County Cancer Car Ministry, c/o Carey Pitts, 300 Upson Avenue, Thomaston, GA, 30286, First Baptist Church, 208 S. Church St., Thomaston, GA 30286, or to the charity of the donor's choice. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

MRS. ALICE CAROLYN PITTS

Mrs. Alice Carolyn Pitts, age 95, of Thomaston, died Wednesday July 5, 2017 at Riverside Health and Rehab. Crypt side services will be announced later.

Monday, July 3, 2017

MRS. KELLY DELAINE HOWARD

MRS. KELLY DELAINE HOWARD, AGE 50, DIED MONDAY JULY 3RD AT HER RESIDENCE IN THOMASTON.


MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR MRS. HOWARD WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE.

MR. TALVIN HAROLD ROBBINS

Mr. Talvin Harold Robbins age 52 of Thomaston Ga, died Saturday July 1, 2017 at Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Robbins was born on December 3, 1964 in Thomaston Ga, to Harold Robbins and Phyllis Cochran Hancock. He worked as a truck driver.
Survivors include his sons Mr. Talvin (Amanda) Robbins of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Brandon Robbins of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Rocky Robbins of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Jason (Megan) Johnson of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Brian (Melissa) Henley of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Blake Hancock of Thomaston Ga. 5 Grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday July 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. from Pritchett Memorial Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Talvin Harold Robbins memorial fund at 321 Hannah's Mill Rd. Thomaston Ga. 30286.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, June 30, 2017

MRS. BETTY B. SHEPARD

Mrs. Betty B. Shepard, 93, of Thomaston, died Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Riverside Health and Rehab.
Funeral services for Mrs. Shepard will be held on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Trinity Baptist Church. Rev. Bob Wilson will officiate and burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family of Mrs. Shpeard will receive friends at Trinity Baptist Church on Sunday from 2:00 PM until the funeral hour.
Mrs. Shepard was born June 19, 1924, in Columbia, SC, daughter of the late Henry Stanley and Lou Ellen Bragg Benson. She was raised in Columbus, GA and had lived in Upson County for over 70 years. She was a graduate of Tift College. 
Mrs. Shepard was a retired educator and taught 3rd grade classes at Atwater Elementary School. 
Mrs. Shepard was a charter member of Trinity Baptist Church and until her death she was the church's oldest living member. 
Mrs. Shepard is survived by her husband, Harville Shepard of Thomaston; two sons, Bob (Susan) Shepard of Thomaston and Joe (Laurie) Shepard of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers, Dr. Stan (Mary Florence) Benson of Chattanooga, TN, and Marvin (Mildred) Benson of Atlanta; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

MR. ADAM TRAVIS CORLEY

Mr. Adam Travis Corley, age 33, of Thomaston, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Talbot County GA.

Mr. Corley was born on May 24, 1984 in Thomaston Ga, to William Frank Corley and Paulette Burks Corley. He worked in the paint and body industry. Mr. Corley was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Shanna Lowry Corley of Thomaston Ga, daughters Addyson Corley of Thomaston Ga, Aubrey Corley of Thomaston Ga, sons Cooper Corley of Thomaston Ga, Caynon Corley of Thomaston Ga, father Bill (Lynn) Corley of Thomaston Ga, mother Paulette (Mitch Barron) Corley of Thomaston Ga, step brother Shane Horton of Zebulon Ga, sister Amiee Corley of Thomaston Ga, nephews Karter & Korby.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday July 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Friday June 30, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

MR. PATRICK FORMAN SANDEFUR

Mr. Patrick Forman Sandefur age 69 of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday June 27, 2017 at his residence. A private service will be held at a later date.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, June 26, 2017

MRS. MARY L. BLOUNT

Mrs. Mary L. Blount, age 70, of Thomaston, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin GA.

Mrs. Blount was born September 26, 1946, in Upson County to the late Oscar and Pauline Darsey. She retired from Keadle Lumber Company and attended Northside Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James William "Bill" Blount JR. Survivors are her daughter, Libby (Mike) Kinsaul of Thomaston; Son, James William "Billy" (Cherie) Blount III of Thomaston; brother, Clinton (Jean) Darsey of Milidgeville GA; sister-in-law, Suzanne (Cliff) Bowles of Woodbury; grandchildren, Jason (Rachel) Kinsaul, Heather (Parker) Foster, Tanner Blount, and Connor Blount.

Funeral services for Mrs. Blount will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Southview Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

MR. BILLY EUGENE REEVES

Mr. Billy Eugene Reeves, age 85, of Thomaston, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Reeves was born January 2, 1932, in Upson County to the late Lonnie L. and Juanita B. Reeves. He was owner/operator of Sing Foods Convenient Store, retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant, and member of Clark's Chapel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Carleen Reeves of Thomaston; daughters, Jennifer (Jim) Williams, and Tina Tindale both of Thomaston; sons, Randall Reeves of Clevland GA, and Mike (Theresa) Reeves of Thomaston; mother-in-law, Mrs Margaret Bransford of Thomaston; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by 2 sisters; 2 brothers; and 1 great-grandchild.

Funeral services for Mr. Reeves will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with entombment to follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

MRS. LAURA ANN FLETCHER DURAND

Mrs. Laura Ann Fletcher Durand, 61, of Thomaston, died Wednesday, June 21, 2016, at her residence. Funeral services for Mrs. Durand will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Interment will follow in South View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on Friday evening from 4 until 6 PM.

MR. JOHN M. DRUCE

Mr. John M. Druce, age 88, of Thomaston, died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his residence.

Funeral services for Mr. Druce will be announced later.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

MR. JAMES ALTON "JIMMY" HARRELL

Mr. James Alton "Jimmy" Harrell, age 57, of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Harrell, was born March 5, 1960, in Albany GA, to Jimmy Harrell and Sue Perry. He worked for the Pike County Recreation Department, was a Veteran of the Georgia National Guard, and member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy Harrell; daughter, Katie Harrell; mother, Sue Perry; father, Jimmy (Sara) Harrell; mother-in-law, Lynda (Leon) Taylor; brothers, John Harrell, Joe Harrell, and Jason (Barbara) Harrell; 3 grandchildren, Ashlyn Turner, Bentley Turner, and Willow Dean, all of Thomaston.

Graveside services for Mr. Harrell will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 2:00 PM in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 4:00 - 6-00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.
  

Monday, June 19, 2017

MR. WADE GRADY LORD JR.

Wade Grady Lord, Jr., age 86, of Thomaston, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at his home surrounded by family.
Mr. Lord was born in Upson County, the oldest of four, to Wade Grady and Iona Lord April 12, 1931. He served his country in the United States Navy and the United States Border Patrol. He was also an ATF agent with the United States Treasury Department and worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Mr. Lord was a loving husband, father and granddaddy. He adored his wife of nearly 65 years, Betty Lord, and their three children, Linda, Coral and Barry. His granddaughters and great-granddaughters were his pride and joy; spending time with them was the highlight of each day. He loved fishing, Nascar, playing pool with his buddies, the Braves and Falcons. In his earlier years he was an accomplished boxer and still held a passion for the sport until his dying day.
He was preceded in death by both, his mother and father; sister, Evelyn Lord MeGill and brother, Fred Lord.
Mr. Lord is survived by his wife Betty Lord, of Thomaston; daughters, Linda (Bob) Smith, of Thomaston, and Coral (George) Zeck, of Dayton, Ohio; son, Barry (Pam) Lord, of Thomaston; sister, Patricia (Larry) Reese; four granddaughters, Adrian (Bran) Griffith, of Fayetteville, Callie (Chris) Kelly, Sydney (Matt) Sharpe, all of Thomaston and Laura Zeck, of Dayton, Ohio; four great-granddaughters, Avery Griffith, Mattie Griffith, Marlie Kelly and Maizy Kelly.
Memorial services will be held on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from Fellowship Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at Fellowship Baptist Church fellowship hall from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
To express condolences, please visit www.cogginsfuneralhome.com. Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MRS. JEAN PARTAIN YATES

Mrs. Jean Partain Yates age 78 of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday June 18, 2017 at The Medical Center of Central Georgia.

Mrs. Yates was born on June 13, 1939 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Willie Partain and the late Alvesta Corley Partain. She was formerly employed with Hometown Printers where she worked as a book keeper. 

Survivors include her husband Mr. Jarrell Yates of Thomaston Ga, daughters Mrs. Jerri (Allen) Newman of Barnesville Ga, Mrs. Jenny (Mark) Fellows of Locust Grove Ga, Mrs. Joni (Stacy) Becerra of T
homaston Ga, sister Mrs. Omie (Emory) Pitts of Thomaston Ga, 5 Grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held on Monday June 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home 30 minutes prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made 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. RONALD GORDON MCMAHAN


Mr. Ronald Gordon McMahan, 84, formerly of Yatesville, GA, passed away peacefully at home in Pollock Pines, CA on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 surrounded by his wife Eileen and loved ones. 
Born September 7th, 1932, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Eva May Patton McMahan. Ron married Birdie Mae Pumphrey of Kings Mountain KY and they raised three children together. Ron and Birdie attended the Yatesville Baptist Church in their later years. 
Ron retired after 30 years from General Motors as a foundry worker in Tilton, IL and was a devoted St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan and Hoosier Indiana basketball fan his entire life. He was also a self-taught guitar player who learned to play the country songs he loved by ear.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen McMahan and his children Ronald (Samme) McMahan, Rhonda (Raymond) Francisco and Richard (Stacey) McMahan, and grandchildren, Austin, Monica, Forrest, Ian, Nolan and Ulysses and great-grandchildren, Malik, Jack and Izakiah-Brandon. He is also survived by four of his sisters, Patricia Henderson, Mary Hall, Jolene Fruits and Judy Barnes. He is proceeded in death by his late wife and the mother of his children, Birdie Mae Pumphrey McMahan of Yatesville, GA and his brother, Charles McMahan and sister, Barbara Krodel. 
A memorial service will be held at New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Yatesville, GA, officiated by Rev. Terry Threadgill on June 25th, 2017 at 2 pm.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

MRS. DORIS HOGAN DANIEL

Mrs. Doris Hogan Daniel, age 86, of Thomaston died June 18 at her residence. 
Mrs. Daniel was born Feb. 1, 1931, in Thomaston to the late Emory Harper Hogan and Florrie Hudgins Hogan. She was a graduate of R.E. Lee Institute and retired from the Thomaston-Upson County School System in 1996. She was a member of the Flint River Primitive Baptist Church where she currently served as clerk for the past 18 years.
She became the first paraprofessional in the Upson County School System in 1964, where she served at Thurston School for two years and then became secretary where she served until she retired. 
Mrs. Daniel is proceeded in death by the late Willie Calvin Daniel and brother Ralph Hogan, Sr. She is survived by her children; Mark (Bobbie) Daniel of Thomaston, Doris Ann (Bobby) Scarborough of Vienna; grandchildren, Cal (Ansley) Scarborough of Byromville, Jeremy (Amy) Daniel of Thomaston, Jessica (Sean) Harris of Thomaston, Deana (Josh) Brewer of Byron, Jamie McCard of Warner Robins and Jessica McManus of Concord; great-grandchildren, Sophia and Sawyer Harris, Mason and Tate Scarborough, Shaw and Emma Daniel, Caydee and Camden Brewer, Flint and Clay McCard. Sister-in-law Mary L. Hogan and brother-in-law Dennis A (Betty) Daniel Jr., all of Thomaston. Nephews; Ralph (Denise) Hogan Jr. of Concord, Larry (Rhonda) Daniel of Helen.
Visitation for Mrs. Daniel will be held at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on June 19 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on June 20 in the Chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home with burial at Flint River Primitive Baptist Church (1972 Roland Road).
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Flint River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 700 Greenwood Road, Thomaston, GA 30286.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

MR. RONNIE GEORGE WEAVER

Mr. Ronnie George Weaver, age 77, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Riverside Nursing Home. Mr. Weaver was born on July 19, 1939, in Sarcoxie, Missouri, to Hershel Lorne Weaver and Frances P. Weaver. He served in the Navy as a medic on the USS Shangri-la. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Thomaston.
Mr. Weaver is survived by his wife of 40 years, Bernice O. Weaver, sons Scott (Deana) Weaver of Thomaston, Joe Weaver of Savannah, daughter, Mistie Weaver of Thomaston, granddaughter Hannah Kate Weaver. He is also survived by his brother  Mr.Jimmy Joe Weaver, and his sister, Mrs. Jill (Ron) Harris, both of Joplin, Missouri, and  his sister, Mrs. Jackie Childers of Thomaston. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother,  Donnie Lee Weaver, and a sister, Kay Whisner.
 A memorial service will be held on June 18 at 3:00 p.m. at Coggins Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church media ministry.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, June 9, 2017

MR. IRA RAY SCOTT

Mr. Ira Ray Scott, 73, of Sunnyside, GA, and formerly of Thomaston, died Friday, June 9, 2017, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 11, at 2:00 PM, at The Storehouse Church. Burial will follow in Emory's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at The Storehouse Church on Sunday afternoon from 12:30 until 2:00 PM. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

MR. THOMAS BENEDICT BORRAZZO

Mr. Thomas Benedict Borrazzo, age 65, of Griffin, died Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Eternal Hope Hospice in Griffin GA.

Mr. Borrazzo was born in Upson County to the late Salvatore and Rudene Borrazzo. He was a supervisor for B.F. Goodrich's Martha Mills, and attended Emmaus Primitive Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sister, Lisa Borrazzo of Thomaston; and cousin, Rosemund Watson of Yatesville.

Graveside services for Mr. Borrazzo, will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 2:00 PM in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Emmaus Primitive Baptist Church, 359 Morgan Rd, Yatesville GA, 31097.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

MR. WALTER LEON LEWIS

Mr. Walter Leon Lewis, age 91, of Yatesville Ga, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

Mr. Lewis was born March 15, 1926, in Upson County to the late Walter and Clyde Lewis. He retired from the Thomaston Mills Dye department with over 40 years, a member of King's Chapel Baptist Church, and WWII U.S. Navy SeeBee Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his wife Helen Blount Lewis. Survivors are his daughter, Angie (Daniel) DeAngelis of Yatesville; son, Tim (Denise) Lewis of Thomaston; grandchildren, Daniel (Cristy) DeAngelis, Nick (Melissa) DeAngelis, Hannah DeAngelis, Kelli (Jordan) Daniels, and Katelyn Lewis; great-grandchildren, Ella Kate Daniels, Reece Daniels, and Matto DeAngelis.

Funeral services for Mr. Lewis will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Kings Chapel Baptist Church, with burial to follow in New Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested the donations be made to King's Chapel Baptist Church, 4126 Waymonville Rd., Thomaston Ga, 30286

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

MRS. LORETTA ANN HOARD WILLIAMS

Mrs. Loretta Ann Hoard Williams, age 69, of Yatesville, died Monday June 5, 2017, at Birghtmoor Hospice in Griffin GA. 

Mrs. Williams, was born November 11, 1947, in Spalding county to the late Edward and Lawana Hoard. She was a Nurses Assistant for the Upson County School System, and member of the Yatesville Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Williams; and brother, Donnie Eugene Hoppe. Survivors are her daughters, Melinda (Joseph) Rosser of Barnesville, Connie (Russell) Montoya of Yatesville, and Cindy (Greg) Williams of Yatesville; son, Darren Massey of San Jose CA; sister, Shelia Diane (Mike) Hardy of Griffin; brothers, Junior Edward Dewitt Hoard of Griffin, Randy (Donna) Prince of Barnesville, and Michael (Babette) Prince of Griffin; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. 

Funeral Services for Mrs. Williams will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Yatesville Baptist Church, with burial to follow in New Hope Cemetery in Yatesville. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Yatesville Baptist Church, 59 College St, Yatesville GA, 31907.

Monday, June 5, 2017

MRS. DEBORAH KAREN COTTON

Mrs. Deborah Karen Cotton age 56 of Thomaston Ga, died Saturday June 3, 2017 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mrs. Cotton was born on September 24, 1960 in Griffin Ga, to the late Ronnie Newman and the late Joann Pitts Robinson. She worked as a painter.

Survivors include her daughters Tonya (Billy Terry) Hambrick of Middleburg Fl, Brandy McChargue of Thomaston Ga, Kelly (David) McSwiggan of Springfield Mo, Tara (Courtney Newman) House of Rome Ga, sons Douglas (Kim) Cotton of Griffin Ga, Eddie (Sarah) House of Molena Ga, Jason (Sandy) House of Molena Ga, Brian (Summer Hoyal) House of Molena Ga, brother Bubba Newman of Thomaston Ga, sisters Sherrie (Bryan) Sprayberry of Zebulon Ga, Dewana (Robert) Brantley of Thomaston Ga, 21 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, fiance Linwood Huckaby.

The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Monday June 5, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MS. MARGARET LOUISE FOWLER TAYLOR

Ms. Margaret Louise Fowler Taylor age 81 of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday June 4, 2017 at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

Ms. Taylor was born on July 4, 1935 in Hall County Georgia to the late Paul W. Fowler and the late Ruth B. Fowler. She worked as a Medical Assistant for 45 years until her retirement. She was a member of the Thomaston Church of God.

Survivors include her son Mr. Sam (Tina) Coker Sr. of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Billy (Mildred) Fowler of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Jimmy (Sandra) Fowler of Rome Ga, sisters Mrs. Barbara Dotson of Byron Ga, Mrs. Carolyn Latrell of Buckeye Az, grandchildren Sam Coker Jr, Seth (Mary Ann) Coker great grandchildren Knox Coker, Caroline Coker.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Tuesday June 6, 2017 from 10-11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Gideons International at P.O. Box 1034 Thomaston Ga. 30286.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

MRS. KAREN ANN CARGILE

Mrs. Karen Ann Cargile, 71, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at her home.

Mrs. Cargile was born on April 7, 1946, in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, a daughter of the late Walter and Vera Grive. She had lived in Thomaston since 1992.


Mrs. Cargile was a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines for 23 years.


Mrs. Cargile is survived by her husband, Cecil A. Cargile; three step-sons, John Alden (Debbie) Cargile of Prattville, AL, Jeremy Hamilton (Sara) Cargile of Hereford, AZ, and Cecil Judson Cargile of Tucson, AZ; a sister, Barbara Bishop of Clearwater, FL; a step grandchild, Kendall (Melanie) Cargile of Prattville, AL; and a step-great grandchild, Peyton Cargile.


No services are planned at this time. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MR. STANLEY BYRON TEAL

Mr. Stanley Byron Teal, age 70, of Thomaston Ga, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at his residence. 

Mr. Teal was born in Upson County to the late William Frank and Elsie May Jackson Teal. He retired from the Home Depot Thomaston, was a member of Faith Baptist Church, and U.S. Navy Veteran serving in Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife, Dottie Teal of Thomaston; daughters, Faye (Shawn) Self, and Tiffany Teal both of Thomaston; sons, Jacob Teal, and Byron Teal Jr. both of Thomaston; sisters, Cheryl Hendrix of Meansville, and Marsha (Donald) Goodman of Thomaston; grandchildren, Haley Self, Gracie Self, Miles Self, Will Teal, Jesse Teal, Sierra Teal, and Bryonna Teal; and great-grandchild, Athena Teal. He is preceded in death by his brother, Keith Teal.

Funeral services for Mr. Teal will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

MRS. FRANCES JUANITA WHEELESS

Mrs. Frances “Juanita” Wheeless, age 71, of Thomaston, died Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Harbor View Nursing Home.

Mrs. Wheeless was born September 30, 1945, in Upson County to the late George Francis and Elsie Rogers Gassett. She worked for Carters Mills in the sewing room and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Frank L. Wheeless; daughters, Tonya (Tim) Ellis, Sonya (Mike) Birdsong, and Stacy Wheeless all of Thomaston; sisters, Lavelle (Warren) Killingsworth of Meansville, and Martha Joe Heaton of Thomaston; brothers, Tony (Jean) Gassett, and Donnie (Teresa) Gassett both of Thomaston; 6 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wheeless will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 30 , 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

MRS. THELMA MAXINE WITHERELL SCHMITT

Mrs. Thelma Maxine Witherell Schmitt, age 85, of Thomaston, died Saturday, May 27, 2017, at her residence in Thomaston.

Mrs. Schmitt, was born April 26, 1932, in Kent County GA, to the late Raymond and Mary Hanson. She was a waitress.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Schmitt; and sister, Patricia Wall. Survivors are her daughters, Tammy Witherell of Gibsonton FL, Kathy Berry of Thomaston, and Donna Witherell of Madison WI; sons, Timothy Witherell of Florida, Terry Witherell of Michigan, and Eric Witherell of Brandon FL; sister, Mildred Witherell of Michigan, 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service for Mrs. Schmitt will be held later by her family.

MRS. SYLVIA M. TUCKER

Mrs. Sylvia M. Tucker, age 82, of Thomaston, died Saturday, May 27, 2017, at her residence.

Mrs. Tucker was born November 11, 1934 in Upson County to the late Aldine and Marion Helms. She worked for Thomaston Mills in the weave shop, and was a member of Northside Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by her husband, Willie B. Tucker; brother, Lamar Helms; and great-grandchild, Davis Tucker. Survivors are her daughter, Sherry Williams of Thomaston; son, Rick (Kathy) Tucker of Thomaston; sisters, Brenda Barfield, Elizabeth (Jerry) Hewitt, Pam (David) Boyt, and sister-in-law, Sylvia Helms all of Thomaston; brothers, Ted Helms of Atlanta, Fred Helms of Atlanta, Sammy (Janice) Helms of Thomaston, and Tim (Deana) Helms of Thomaston; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Tucker will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 30, from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

MR. KENNETH CLAYTON HOLLOWAY

Mr. Kenneth Clayton Holloway, age 53, of Thomaston, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Holloway was born November 7, 1963, in Upson County to Jannie Holloway and the late Calvin J. Holloway. He was a member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his father, Calvin J. Holloway. Survivors are his mother, Jannie Holloway; sisters, Katherine Williams of Holly Hill FL, Karen Holloway of Fayetteville GA, and Gwendolyn Holloway of Thomaston. 

Funeral services for Mr. Holloway will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Friday, May 26, 2017

MRS. BRENDA JOYCE BARFIELD

Mrs. Brenda Joyce Barfield, age 67, of Thomaston, died Friday, May 26, 2017, at her residence.

Mrs. Barfield was born June 24, 1949, in Upson County to the late Albert Milwood and Betty Jean Gordy. She retired from BF Goodrich's Martha Mills HR department.

She is survived by her sons, Richard Wayne (Julie) Moore, and Michael Neil (Briana) Moore; and "Bonus Children", Amber Jade Barfield and Shane Neil (Lacey) Barfield, all of Thomaston; sister, Deborah Sue (Terry) Myles of Lake City FL; and 7 grandchildren. 

Graveside services for Mrs. Barfield will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 2:00 PM at Upson Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

MRS. GAY YATES MEDCALF

MRS. GAY YATES MEDCALF, 93 OF THOMASTON DIED MAY 26TH AT HER HOME. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY MAY 28TH 2PM AT THE CHAPEL OF FLETCHER-DAY FUNERAL HOME. INTERMENT WILL FOLLOW IN CRYSTAL HILL CEMETERY. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE AT FLETCHER-DAY FUNERAL HOME.


MS. MEDCALF AND HER LATE HUSBAND VIRGIL, OPERATED MEDCALF'S MUSIC SHOP IN DOWNTOWN THOMASTON FOR YEARS.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

MRS. LYNN STOREY DENT

Mrs. Lynn Storey Dent, 60, of Thomaston, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at Upson Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Friday, May 26, at 2:00 PM, at Mountain View Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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!!!!!!!!