Wednesday, December 5, 2018

KELLI LEA ARGO RAMSEY

Kelli Lea Argo Ramsey, 57 of Thomaston died December 4, 2018 at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin, GA .
Funeral services will be Friday December 7, 2018 4:00 PM at Mountain View Baptist Church with cremation to follow.
Mrs. Ramsey was born January 9, 1961 in Upson Co. to the late Leonard Lamar and Iris Hunt Argo. She was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Kevin Argo
Survivors include her daughters, Carmen Elizabeth Mack and her husband Darius of Ellenwood, GA and Candice Brooke Chaffin and her husband Brandon of Thomaston, sister, Terri Bridges and her husband Mike of Thomaston, grandchildren, Brandy Parsons, Cameron Chaffin and Kiersten Chaffin.
The family will receive friends Thursday December 6, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.
Those desiring, please make memorials to Mountain View Baptist Church, 2569 Jeff Davis Rd. Thomaston, GA 30286.
 
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Thomaston, GA 30286
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

MRS. ANNE DOOLITTLE BUTTS

Mrs. Anne Doolittle Butts age 73 of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday December 2, 2018 at her residence. 

Mrs. Butts was born on February 17, 1945 in Thomaston Ga, to the late James W. Doolittle and the late Ellen Johnson Doolittle. She was the co founder of Thomaston Hospice where she worked for many years. Mrs. Butts was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church, American Nursing Association and Hospice Nurse Certification. She was instrumental in getting the first mental health chapter in Upson County. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Willis Eugene Butts.

Survivors include her daughters Lisa Anne Butts of Thomaston Ga, Kayla (Yancey) Bell of Thomaston Ga, siblings Janice (Gary) Lutke of Thomaston Ga, Mark (Sharon) Doolittle of Destin Fl, Tim Doolittle of Meansville Ga, grandchildren Chasity (Kenny) Raybon, Cody Bell, Austin Bell, Mackenzie Bell, great grandchildren Rilee Raybon, Jaxson Raybon, Trenton Raybon, special friends Ann McDaniel, Deborah Dunnahoo, Mary Nell Reeves.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday December 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Wednesday December 5, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Thomaston Hospice at 512 South Center St. Thomaston Ga. 30286.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

MR .KENNETH HOWARD REEVES

Mr. Kenneth Howard Reeves, age 76, of Thomaston died Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at his residence. 

Mr. Reeves was born in Thomaston to the late Eustace Hoke and Bessie Brown Reeves. He retired from Georgia Department of Transportation as Traffic Operations Engineer, was a Veteran of the Georgia National Guard, and member of Clark's Chapel Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Shelby Reeves, brothers Earl Reeves, Larry Reeves, sister Maxine Sollenberger.

Survivors include his daughter Alyson (Gunner) Winston of Los Angeles CA, son Kevin Reeves of Thomaston GA, sister Mary Nell Reeves of Thomaston GA, 2 grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday November 30, 2018 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 Thursday November 29, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Gideon's International at PO Box 140800 Nashville, TN.

 
 
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Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681
706-647-2336 fax
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MR. BOBBY FRED EDMONDSON

Mr. Bobby Fred Edmondson, age 84, of Thomaston died Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at his residence.

He had been married to his wife, Helen Edmondson for 63 years this past June. She preceded him in death. He was Owner/Operator of Edmondson's Heating and Air Conditioning Service, member and deacon of Northside Baptist Church.

Mr. Edmondson is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Carey Ellerbee. He is survived by his daughter, Tracy Ellerbee; sons, Neal (Kay) Edmondson and Baxter (Trisa) Edmondson; grandchildren, Jason Edmondson, Adam Edmondson, Nick Hemby, Casey Ellerbee, Carson Ellerbee, Kris Edmondson, and Kelly Teal; great-grandchildren, Lindsey & Cooper Edmondson, Avery Edmondson, Nash Hemby, Kyia Ellerbee, Jaci Taylor, Charlee Kate Ellerbee, Emilee Reese Ellerbee, Jaxson & Jasper Teal, David, Rebecca & Turner McConnell.

Funeral services for Mr. Edmondson will be held Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 6:30 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 29, 2018, form 5:00 - 6:30 PM. 

In Lieu of flowers and food, the family is requesting memorial contributions to Northside Baptist Church 423 E County Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286.
 
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

MRS. DEBORAH KAYE BLACKSTON

Mrs. Deborah Kaye Blackston, 62 of Thomaston died November 26, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Blackston was born on September 2, 1956 in Butler Ga, to the late John Blackston and the late Dorothy Kate Blackston. She worked for the William Carter Company as a shipping supervisor and later worked at Quad Graphics in the finishing department until her retirement. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother David Lamar Hemby.

Survivors include her daughters Kelli Christina Smith of Thomaston Ga, Krystal Dawn Smith of Thomaston Ga, Katie (Luke) Heinrich of Thomaston Ga, brothers Jimmy Hemby of Saint Augustine Fl, Marty Blackston of Lagrange Ga, grandchildren Tyler Keith Page, Karli (Zack) Tyler, Austin Cade Smith, Robert "Bubba" Chunn, Luke Cole Heinrich, Brayden Ray Rathburn, great grandchild Jaxton Cash Tyler.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday November 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Thursday November 29, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Monday, November 26, 2018

BERTHA RUTH OLIVER

Bertha Ruth Oliver, 87, passed away peacefully at home on August 12, 2018. 

A memorial service will be held Friday December 28, 2018 10:00 AM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends following the service.

She was born in Thomaston, Georgia to the late George and Nellie Mayers Cavander on February 3, 1931. She was also predeceased by her husband, James D. Oliver, Sr. Bertha loved life and spending time with her family, she enjoyed having fun but also loved her personal time reading her books.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving sons, George Oliver and his wife Cindy, and James Oliver Jr. grandchildren, Monica Oliver, Melinda Abinal, Jamie Oliver, and Brandy Oliver, great-grandchildren, Destiny Oliver and Marianne Abinal, and sisters, Betty Mewbourn and Josey Andrews.
 
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Oliver by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 

MR. JONATHAN PERRY

Mr. Jonathan Perry, age 34, of Thomaston, died Thursday, November 22, 2018, at his residence.

Funeral services for Mr. Perry will be announced later.

 
 
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MR. TONY LEE DINKINS

Mr. Tony Lee Dinkins age 80 of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday November 22, 2018 at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

A visitation will be held Saturday November 24, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.
Mr. Dinkins will be buried in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

He was born October 5, 1938 in Upson Co., GA to the late Gaines and Tommie Lee Swank Dinkins. He served in the United States Marine Corp during Vietnam, retired from UGA Experiment Station and is of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his daughter Jan Sollenberger and her husband Mark of Yatesville, brothers, Larry Dinkins and his wife Glenda and Ricky Dinkins and his wife Rosie all of Thomaston, sister, Judy Dinkins of Thomaston, three grandchildren, Jennifer Sollenberger and her husband David, Meagan Beach and her husband (Wesley) and Kelly Blount, seven great-grandchildren, Evan, Bryer, Brylee, Colton, Alice, Chloe and Trey. 

Those desiring, please make memorials to the Upson County Humane Society, 2371 Yatesville Hwy, Thomaston, GA 30286.

 
 
 
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Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MR. WILLIAM DAVID VICKERY

Mr. William David Vickery, age 77, of Thomaston, died Thursday, November 22, at Navicent Health, Macon Medical Center.  Funeral servicesfor Mr. Vickery will be held Sunday, November 25, at 3:00 PM, in the chapel of the Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday for one hour prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to ACTS Outreach of Georgia, c/o Tim Gordy, PO Box 254, Thomaston, GA  30286.  Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

MR. GORMAN MICHAEL SMITH

Mr. Gorman Michael "Mike" Smith, age 58, of Thomaston, died Saturday,
November 24, at Upson Regional Medical Center. Graveside funeral services
for Mr. Smith will be held Monday, November 26, at 2:00 PM, in the Wesley
Church Cemetery in Howard, GA. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in
charge of all arrangements.

MRS. DIANA LYNN WEAVER

Mrs. Diana Lynn Weaver, age 53, of Thomaston Ga, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Upson Regional Medical Center. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday December 1, 2018  1:00 PM at Smyrna Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church. 

Mrs. Weaver was born May 28, 1965, in Thomaston, to James Ernest Daniel and the late Betty Lou Daniel. She was a supervisor for Trophy Ford and attended Smyrna Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Tim Weaver; daughter, Brittany Weaver (Dillon) Coogler; son, David (Amanda) Waddle; sisters, Julie (Randy)Teal, Shelia (Lee) Hancock, and Kay Goodman; brothers, David (Deann) Daniel and Jimmy (Lynn) Daniel; grandchildren, Ella Waddle and Riley Coogler.

The family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Teal 1161 Atwater Rd. Thomaston, GA 30286. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Diana Lynn Weaver Memorial Fund, 321 Hannahs Mill Rd. Thomaston GA, 30286.

 
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Weaver by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Rd.
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681
706-647-2336 fax
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

MRS. GENEVA A. KINSLER

Mrs. Geneva A. Kinsler, age 100, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at Riverside Health and Rehab.

Graveside services for Mrs. Kinsler will be announced later.

 
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Monday, November 19, 2018

MR. JERRY LEE WILSON

Mr. Jerry Lee Wilson age 47 of Thomaston Ga, died Friday November 16, 2018 at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

Mr. Wilson was born on April 21, 1971 in Meriwether County Ga, to David Wilson and the late Mary Harris McElmore. He was employed with Berry Plastic where he worked as a technician.

Survivors include his daughter Ashley (Steven Bray) Wilson of Villa Rica Ga, father David (Arlene) Wilson of Warner Robins Ga, brothers Stanley (Karen) Winguard of Pine Mountain Ga, Terry (Lisa) Winguard of Pine Mountain Ga, sisters Mary Katherine (Eddie) Johnson of Thomaston Ga, Linda (Andy) Trotter of Thomaston Ga.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday November 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.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 Monday November 19, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

MRS. HARRIETT COLLINS RAINES

Mrs. Harriett Collins Raines, 79, of Yatesville, died Monday, November 12,
2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00PM in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral
Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to
the service. Burial will follow in the New Hope Primitive Baptist Church
Cemetery in Yatesville. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all
arrangements.

Monday, November 12, 2018

MRS. DOROTHY DRIVER FOLDS

Mrs. Dorothy Driver Folds age 93 of Meansville Ga, died Thursday November 8, 2018 at Harborview Health and Rehab. 

Memorial Services will be Sunday November 18, 2018 3:00 PM in the chapel of Coggins Funeral Home.

Mrs. Folds was born January 22, 1925 in Alabama to the late Clarence D. and Carrie Sharp Driver and was of the the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jay Folds, and sisters, Bobbi Heywood and Colleen White.

Mrs. Folds is survived by her brother, Donald Driver of Thomaston, GA.

The family will receive friends following the service in the Chapel.
 

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Folds by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.

MRS. LULA LAVERNE THOMPSON

Mrs. Lula Laverne Thompson, age 80, of Thomaston, died Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services for Mrs. Thompson will be announced later.

 
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MR. CECIL SALTER

Mr. Cecil Salter, age 64, of Thomaston, died Friday, November 9, 2018, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

Memorial services for Mr. Salter will be announced later.

 
 
 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Thursday, November 8, 2018

MR. CHARLES F. HOLLAND SR.

Mr. Charles F. Holland, Sr., age 82 of Thomaston, GA died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Piedmont Fayetteville, GA. 

Mr. Holland was born on January 25, 1936 in Oakwood, GA to the late W.A. Holland and Lucille Smith Holland. Mr. Holland served in the United States Army from 1958 until 1960. He worked many years in the trucking industry and retired from Walsh & Associates in Atlanta, GA in 1998. He moved to Thomaston, GA and started living his dream of farming which he did until his death. He loved going to his markets and the people he met there. Mr. Holland was an active member and inactive deacon of Mt. View Baptist Church in Thomaston, GA.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Gilbert Holland of 62 years. He is also survived by his three children Elizabeth Holland-Hutson, Lori (Mark) Kelly and Chuck (Lisa) Holland. He had five grand children Hope (Josh) Morgan, Kelli (Mike) Bero, Kara (Alex) Nelson, Joel Holland and Kelly Holland. He had 4 great grandchildren Faith Morgan, Morgan Nelson, Grace Morgan and Levi Bero. He is also survived by his sister Carolyn (Ray) Edge and his brother Randall (Linda) Long. He has also numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday November 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Mountain View Baptist Church on Saturday November 10, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 
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321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

MRS. EVANGELINE HAMBY BOYT

Mrs. Evangeline Hamby Boyt, 78, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, November 6,
2018, at Upson Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Hamby
will be held Thursday, November 8, at 1:00 PM, at the Antioch Baptist
Church. Dr. Jeff Morgan will officiate, and burial will follow in Upson
Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening,
November 7, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Those
desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society,
Upson County Unit, 233 12th St., Suite 710, Columbus, GA 31901.
Fletcher-Day funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

MRS. BETTY DEEN

Mrs. Agnes Elizabeth "Betty" Deen, age 76, of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday, November 1, 2018, at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

Mrs. Deen was born June 18, 1942, in Wilkes County GA, to the late Charles W. and Lois Anderson Hopkins. She was a teacher and homemaker. She was a member of the 1st Arbor Board for Thomaston, member of the Thomaston First United Methodist Church, served as chairman of the Advent wreath committee as well as the Alter committee of the Thomaston First United Methodist Church. She served for several years as the secretary of the Pine Mountain Trail association, the Tax Assessors Board for Thomaston-Upson County. She was the love of her children and two grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her son, Dr. Byron Floyd Deen, bother, Allan (Connie) Hopkins, and a sister, Joyce (Wilbur) Harper

Survivors are her husband, Dr. Johnny T. Deen; son, Dr. K. Murray (Jessica) Deen; sister, Nelda (Tommy) Reece; brother, David (Gwen) Hopkins; grandchildren, Kenneth Murray Deen Jr., and Jenna Bette Deen.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 3:00 PM at the Thomaston First United Methodist Church. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 2:00 - 3:00 PM in the sanctuary of the Thomaston First United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions can be made to Thomaston First United Methodist Church, 132 Cherokee Rd. Thomaston, GA 30286 or Campkudzu.org, 5885 Glenridge Drive, Suite 160 Atlanta, GA 30328.

 

MRS. OUIDA DEANNA QUIGLEY

Mrs. Ouida Deanna Quigley, 72 of Meansville died October 31, 2018 at Upson Regional Hospital. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Thomaston First United Methodist Church on Saturday November 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Mrs. Quigley was born November 14, 1945 in Macon, GA to the late John Brannon and Ouida Louise Eden Hammonds.
She was a member of Thomaston First United Methodist Church and will always be remembered by the love she gave to her husband, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband Edgar "Ed" Quigley of Meansville, daughters, Joy Campbell of Simpsonville, SC, Kelly Bohannon and her husband Chad of LaGrange, GA, sisters, Patricia Miller of Griffin and Cherita Jones of McDonough, grandchildren, Grace Summers, Madelyn Summers, Blake Bohannon, Kalyb Bohannon and Kai Bohannon.
 
The family will receive friends at the residence, 109 Quigley Ln. Meansville, GA 30256.

Those desiring, may make memorials to Thomaston First United Methodist Church, 132 Cherokee Rd., Thomaston, GA 30286.

MR. WILLIAM BENJAMIN GRAY

Mr. William Benjamin Gray, age 81, of Yatesville, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Gray was born March 15, 1937, in Upson County to the late William Eldridge and Nancy Turner Gray. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as Operations Manager, was a member of King's Chapel Baptist Church, and U.S. Army Reserve Veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Gray; daughter, Toni (Clark) Spence; son, William Joseph (Glenda) Gray; sisters, Barbara (Richard) Tyson, and Connie (A.C.) Kile; sister-in-law, Linia Gray; grandchildren, Holly Gentry, Michael Gentry, Joshua (Joni) Gray, and Benjamin Gray. He is preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Gray.

Funeral services for Mr. Gray will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM.

 
 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

MRS. QUIDA DEANNA QUIGLEY

Mrs. Ouida Deanna Quigley, 72 of Meansville died October 31, 2018 at Upson Regional Hospital. 

A memorial service will be held at Thomaston First United Methodist Church at a later date. Burial will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. 

Mrs. Quigley was born November 14, 1945 in Macon, GA to the late John Brannon and Ouida Louise Eden Hammonds.
She was a member of Thomaston First United Methodist Church and will always be remembered by the love she gave to her husband, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband Edgar "Ed" Quigley of Meansville, daughters, Joy Campbell of Simpsonville, SC, Kelly Bohannon and her husband Chad of LaGrange, GA, sisters, Patricia Miller of Griffin and Cherita Jones of McDonough, grandchildren, Grace Summers, Madelyn Summers, Blake Bohannon, Kalyb Bohannon and Kai Bohannon.

Those desiring, may make memorials to Thomaston First United Methodist Church, 132 Cherokee Rd., Thomaston, GA 30286.
 
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Quigley by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 

MRS. PEGGY DIANE INGRAM

Mrs. Peggy Diane Ingram age 68 of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday October 30, 2018 at her residence. 

Mrs. Ingram was born on December 22, 1949 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Curtis William Roberts and the late Elizabeth Joy Miller Roberts. She worked in the textile industry for many years. Mrs. Ingram was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Mr. Joe Ingram of Thomaston Ga, son Mr. Larry Carl Adams Jr. of Thomaston Ga, step son Mr. Stan Gary Ingram of Thomaston Ga, sisters Mrs. Ann Gibb of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Virginia Wyatt of Thomaston Ga, 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren.

Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Saturday November 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

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

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MR. ANDREW OGLESBY

Mr. Andrew Oglesby, 75, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at
Riverside Health and Rehab. 
Funeral arrangements for Mr. Oglesby will be announced later by Fletcher-Day
Funeral Home.

MRS. LOIS WYNELL ALLEN

Mrs. Lois Wynell Allen, age 78, of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at Providence Health and Rehab. 

Mrs. Allen was born December 28, 1939, in Upson County to the late Albert and Nannie Stewart. She retired from the Upson County Hospital as a Pediatric Nurse, and was a member of the Thomaston First Assembly of God and the LPN Association.

She is preceded in death by her husband, E. J. Allen; and sister, Ruth Childree. Survivors are her daughter, Fay (Glen) Berryhill; son, Ron Fredrick (Megan Rose) Allen; sisters, Martha (Tommy) Morrow, and Elsie Voss; brother, Franklin (Jolly) Stewart; grandchildren, Jared Huckaby, Bonnie Futch, Joni Allen, Katie Allen, Jeff Berryhill, Ben Berryhill, and Beth Shepard; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Allen will be Held on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 25, from 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

 

Monday, October 22, 2018

MR. TOMMY GENE LOCKHART

Mr. Tommy Gene Lockhart, 70, of 101 Second street passed on Wednesday, October 17th at the Horborview Nursing Home.

Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd at 2:00 P.M. in the George E. Trice Jr. Memorial Chapel.

Trice Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

MS. JANICE ALBRITTON HARRISON

Ms. Janice Albritton Harrison age 60 of Thomaston Ga, died Saturday October 20, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Ms. Harrison was born on December 20, 1957 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Julian Lightner Albritton and the late Sara Frances Morgan Albritton.

Survivors include her daughter Tira (Nick) Manning of Canton Ga, grandchildren Courtney & Storm Manning.

Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday October 24, 2018 at 4: 00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Wednesday October 24, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018

MR. FRED LEON HERRING

Mr. Fred Leon Herring, age 87, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Herring was born April 1, 1931, in Thomaston to the late Tommy Sanford and Mary Thelma Herring. He retired as Pastor of First Easton Baptist Church, Easton Maryland. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Thomaston, and a U.S. Navy Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Cynthia Denise Davis; and son, Fredrick David Herring. Survivors are his wife, LaRose Herring; son Timothy Glen (Kimberly) Herring; brother, Henry Avery (Sandra) Herring; grandchildren, Samuel Elijah Davis, Jesse Ryan Herring, and Braden Timothy Herring.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday October 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.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 Saturday October 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

MRS. LOLA MOORE

Mrs. Lola Moore 85, of Thomaston died October 17, 2018 at Providence Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral arrangements to be announced by Coggins Funeral Home.
 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

MR. BENNIE FRANK POLLARD JR.

Mr. Bennie Frank Pollard Jr. age 52 of Thomaston Ga, died Monday October 15, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Pollard was born on January 30, 1966 in Thomaston Ga, to Bennie Frank Pollard Sr., and Geraldine Bourgeois Watson. He was employed with Outback Enterprises where he worked as a welder. Mr. Pollard was a member of Hendricks Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter Miss. Angelica Pollard, father Mr. Bennie Frank Pollard Sr., mother Mrs. Geraldine Watson, brother Mr. John Joseph Pollard Sr., sisters Mrs. Shelia (Joe) Melton, Mrs. Regina (Tony) McCard, grandchildren Madison Pollard, Azeric Pollard, Lyric Pollard.

Memorial Services will be held on Thursday October 18, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Thursday October 18, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m

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

Monday, October 15, 2018

MR. GARY MELVIN SHUMATE

Mr. Gary Melvin Shumate, 70 of Thomaston died October 12, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Funeral services will be Monday October 15, 2018 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Rev. Mickey Corley officiating. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Shumate was born March 7, 1948 in Upson County, GA to the late Bentley and Hattie Mae Blanton Shumate. He worked at Standard Textile and retired from Thomaston Mills with 35 years of service. 

Survivors include his wife Cynthia Smith Shumate of Thomaston, daughter, Michelle Shumate Daniel and her husband Mike of Thomaston, sons, Dewayne Shumate and his wife Casey of Ft. Valley, GA and Chad Shumate and his wife Angie of Thomaston, half brother, Wendell Blanton, five grandchildren, Nick Goodman and his wife Deann, Josh Goodman, Jade Shumate, Leah Shumate and Zac Shumate, five great-grandchildren, Nicholas Goodman, Adalyn Goodman, Autry Goodman, Gill Marcus and Frankie Marcus.

Mr. Shumate was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Norman Shumate and a sister, Patsy Owenby.

The family will receive friends Sunday October 14, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.
 
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with family of Mr. Shumate by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 

MR. JIMMY ETHAN STITCHER

Mr. Jimmy Ethan Stitcher, age 28, of Molena, died Sunday, October 14, 2018, at his residence in Molena.

Mr. Stitcher was born April 21, 1990 in Warm Springs GA to Brenda Stitcher and Jimmy Stitcher Jr. He was an equipment operator for Interfor in Thomaston.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Sewell Stitcher; brother, Kerry Ray Stitcher; maternal grandmother, Anita Hayes; and paternal grandfather Jimmy Stitcher Sr. Survivors are his mother, Brenda Stitcher; father, Jimmy (Angie) Stitcher Jr; step-sisters, Kimberly Staley, Kelsey Staley, Karen Staley, Kinzie Staley, and Anna Staley; brothers, Cody Stitcher, Ryan Allison, and David Tidwell; step-brother, Ryan Staley; maternal grandfather,James Edward Ellerbee; paternal-grandparents, John and Bessie Howard.

Graveside services for Mr. Stitcher will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 2:00 PM in Consolation Baptist Church Cemetery, Whitesburg GA.

 
 
 
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706-647-9681

MRS. BARBARA JEAN TORBERT HARRELL

Mrs. Barbara Jean Torbert Harrell, 85, of Athens, GA, and formerly of
Thomaston, died Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont
Athens Hospital. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Harrell will be held
on Saturday, October 20, at 2:00 PM at South View Cemetery. The family will
receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on Saturday from 12:30 until
1:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The
Alzheimer's Association of GA, 886 Mulberry St., Macon, GA 31201, OR to the
Upson Humane Society, PO Box 1152, Thomaston, GA 30286.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.

MR. DANIEL CECIL MOON JR.

Mr. Daniel Cecil Moon Jr., age 77, of Thomaston, died Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Providence Health and Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be Saturday October 20, 2018 2:00 PM in The Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Mr. Moon was born December 1, 1940 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Daniel Cecil and Elizabeth Raines Moon, Sr. He was retired from Winn-Dixie Grocery Store a the Produce Manager and was of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include his girlfriend, Dorothy Folds Driver of Thomaston, sons, Daniel Maurice Moon (Michael Garvin) of Lutz, FL, Dale Moon (Nello Perelli) of Georgia and Dennis R. Moon (Tammy Taylor) of Thomaston, brothers, Bill Moon of Lakeland,FL and Pat Moon of Florida, sister, Dorothy Parkerson of Newnan, GA, one grandchild, Kaylan Emily Gail Moon, two step-grandchildren, Margaret Woods and Melinda Roney, two step-great-great grandchildren, Quinton and Brianna Woods and numerous nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive Friends Friday October 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home. 

Memorial may be made to DaVita Dialysis Clinic of Thomaston, 1065 Us Highway 19 North, Thomaston, GA 30286-2233.
 
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Moon by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 

DOROTHY L. BURGER

Dorothy L. Burger, 91 of Thomaston died October 14, 2018 at Harborview Health and Rehabilitation.

A Celebration of Life service will be Saturday October 20, 2018 1:00 PM at the family residence 101 Doty Drive Apt. B Thomaston, GA 30286. Visitation will follow till 5:00 PM.

Mrs. Burger was born March 27, 1927 in Superior, WI to John and Virginia Doucette Williams. She was retired from Sun Terrace, a lawn furniture distributor and was a longtime member of Pritchett Memorial Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her daughter, LaVaun Bussey (Brian Caldwell) of Thomaston, sons, John Burger of LaGrange and Ron Burger (Suki) of Yatesville,
seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren and dearest friends, John and Jamie Holmes of Pike Co.

Those desiring, please make memorials to Pritchett Memorial Baptist Church, 
496 Jugtown Rd, Meansville, GA 30256.
 
You may sign the online guest book and share your special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Burger by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

MRS. JOYCE MAE LEDBETTER

Mrs. Joyce Mae Ledbetter, age 77, of Thomaston Ga, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Funeral services will be Sunday October 14, 2018 3:00 PM at The Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Rev. Mike Parker officiating. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Ledbetter was born July 6, 1941 in Gwinnett Co., Ga to the late Grady Lee Ramey and Thelma E. Nichols Ledbetter. She was a RN at Georgia Baptist Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles Emmit Ledbetter, and her daughter, Cindy Gail Kent.

Survivors include her daughters, Diane Walker and Sherry Driskell and her husband Chris, sons, Richard Johnson and Wayne Kent, brother, Jack Ramey, sister, Katherine Wilson and her husband Donald, 11 grandchildren, Petey, Beth, Amanda, Lisa, Heidi, Debbie, Sandy, Bubba, Tricia, Dylan and Haley, 16 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
 

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Ledbetter by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

MR. JAMES MORELAND STRICKLAND

Mr. James Moreland “Jim” Strickland, age 67, of Thomaston, passed away October 4, 2018.
Friends may visit the family on Monday, October 15, 5-6 p.m., at the funeral home.  A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

MRS. RITA FAYE MCCHARGUE BRIDGES

Mrs. Rita Faye McChargue Bridges, age 58, died Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. 

Mrs. Bridges was born January 30, 1960, in Griffin GA, to the late Franklin Delano and Ruby McChargue. She was a Production Inspector.

She is survived by her husband, James Gary Bridges; daughter, Melissa Thrasher; son, Jason Bridges; sisters, Beverly (James) George and Robin Fitch; 2 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, William Frankie McChargue.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bridges will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 2:00 PM, at Faith Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

 

Monday, October 8, 2018

MRS. KAREN ELOUISE COLLINS

Mrs. Karen Elouise Collins age 44 of Thomaston Ga, died Friday October 5, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mrs. Collins was born on September 20, 1974 in Thomaston Ga, to Landris Kent Davison and the late Milwood Davison. She was employed with Aadvantage where she worked as an office assistant. Mrs. Collins served her country in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include her husband James Collins, daughter Megan Collins, sons James Collins II, Michael Collins, Jacob Collins, mother Landris Davison, brothers Bill Davison, Alfred Davison.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday October 10, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. from Silvertown Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Silvertown Baptist Church on Wednesday October 10, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

MRS. GERTRUDE RAHANANIAN TAYLOR RETIRED UPSON CO. CLERK

Mrs. Gertrude Lumsden Rahanian Taylor age 96 died Saturday October 6, 2018 at Carlyle Place in Macon Ga.

Mrs. Taylor was born on November 1, 1921 in Talbot County Ga, to the late Henry Thomas Lumsden Sr, and the late Brownie Mathews Lumsden. She was formerly employed with the Upson County Commissioners office where she worked as a clerk. Mrs. Taylor was a member of Thomaston First United Methodist Church where she was active in the Service Sunday School Class, and also UMW Ladies Circle. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husbands Stephen Rahanian & Carter Taylor, brother Henry Thomas Lumsden Jr., sister Louise L. Love.

Survivors include her daughters Mrs. Michele (Albert) Messer of Griffin Ga, Mrs. Deborah (James) Chapman of Macon Ga, step son Mr. Tim (Dee) Taylor of St. Simons Island Ga, niece Mrs. Cynthia (Patrick) McPhilomy of Talbotton Ga, grandchildren Mr. Matthew (Laurie) Mallory, Mr. Stephen (Jenny) Mallory, Mrs. Stephanie (Eric) Pingel, Mr. John c. (Jennifer) Chapman, great grandchildren William Truitt Mallory, Harper Mallory, L.A. Mallory, Roselind Mallory, Ashley Pingel, Joshua Pingel, 8 step grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday October 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from Thomaston First United Methodist Church Chapel. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Matthews Family Cemetery in Pratsburg Ga, The family will receive friends at the church thirty minutes prior and thirty minutes follwing the service.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Thomaston First United Methodist Church at 132 Cherokee Rd. Thomaston Ga. 30286.

 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
 
 

Friday, October 5, 2018

MRS. SHIRLEY JANE YOUNGBLOOD

Mrs. Shirley Jane Youngblood age 77 of Thomaston GA, died Thursday October 4, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Funeral services will be Saturday October 6, 2018 1:00 PM at The Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Rev. Ronnie Barrow and Rev. Marc Pritchett officiating. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Youngblood was born November 15, 1940 in Juniper, GA to the late James Anthony and Velma Ruth Stringfield McLaughlin. She was retired from Quad graphics and a member of Valley Grave Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Mr. Herman M. Youngblood who died November 24, 2006

Survivors include her daughters, Cheryl Deloach and her husband Bill of Thomaston, GA, Robbie Jones of Barnesville, GA and Wendy McDaniel and her husband Kenneth of Thomaston, GA, sister, Margie Bradley of Michigan, 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at Coggins Funeral Home. 

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

MR. LARRY HOLLAND WILLIS

Mr. Larry Holland Willis, age 62, of Griffin, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at his residence in Griffin.

Mr. Willis was born on October 17, 1956 in Barnesville Ga, to the late Thomas Calvin Willis and the late Margaret Maxine Smith Willis. He worked for Thomaston Mills for many years. Mr. Willis was a member of Congregational Holiness Church.

Survivors include his brother Mr. Tommie (Donna) Smith of Thomaston Ga, many cousins also survive.

Graveside Services will be held on Saturday October 6, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. from Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Greenwood Cemetery one hour before the service.

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

MR. JAMES MORELAND STRICKLAND

Mr. James Moreland Strickland, age 62, of Molena, died Thursday, October 4, 2018 at his residence.

Memorial services for Mr. Strickland will be announced later.

 
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MR. CHARLES COFIELD JR.

Funeral Services for Mr. Charles “Charlie” Cofield Jr. will be held on Saturday October 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from Clark's Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Friday October 5, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!
 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

MR. DYLAN MICHAEL THOMAS, 16, PIKE COUNTY FOOTBALL PLAYER

Mr. Dylan Michael Thomas, age 16, of Hollonville, passed away September 30, 2018.  Dylan was a Junior at Pike County High School. He loved all sports, but football was his favorite. He was a linebacker and running back for the Pike County Pirates. When he was younger, he played second base, catcher and shortstop for Pike County recreational baseball.  He was passionate about the outdoors, and a skilled fisherman and hunter. He especially enjoyed deer, turkey and duck hunting.  He was also an excellent marksman. 
Dylan lived life to the fullest.  He was a true friend, who never met a stranger. He was a loving son and brother.
He is survived by his parents: Darren and Shannon Thomas; sister: Ashley Westbrook of Hollonville, and a 2007 Pike County High School graduate; grandparents: Delcie Thomas of Davie, FL, Tom Thomas of Live Oak, FL, and Sheryl Burgess of Williamson; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved him dearly.
Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, October 3, 4-7 p.m., at the funeral home.  Funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 4 p.m., at Oak Hill Baptist Church, 100 Lakeside Drive, Williamson, with Dr. David Couch and Pastor Stephen Dervan officiating.  Burial will follow in Moody Memorial Gardens.
The family would like for all football players (no matter which school) to wear their jerseys to the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a scholarship fund that is being established in honor of Dylan. For more information, please contact the funeral home 770-567-8642. 

MRS. JULIETTE THOMAS ALLEN

Mrs. Juliette Thomas Allen, 72, of Thomaston, died Saturday, September 29,
2018. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Allen will be held on Thursday,
October 4, 2018, at 1:30 PM, in the Molena City Cemetery. Rev. TJ Norman
will officiate
The family of Mrs. Allen will receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home
on Thursday, September 29, from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 PM.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and
remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Monday, October 1, 2018

MRS. MARIAH FAITH LUNSFORD HASTY

Mrs. Mariah Faith Lunsford Hasty, age 27, of Thomaston, died Friday, September 28, 2018, at her residence in Thomaston.

Memorial services for Mrs. Hasty will be held by her family at a later date.

 
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681