Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MR. ROLAND TAUNTON

Mr. Roland Taunton, 74, of Thomaston died April 24, 2018 at his residence. 

Mr. Taunton was born on February 16, 1944 in Butler Ga, to the late Wanza Ward Taunton and the late Ludie Corrine Theus Taunton. He was formerly employed with Southern Rock where he worked as a truck driver until his retirement and also worked for Thomaston Electric for ten years. Mr. Taunton was of the baptist faith and a member of the Montgomery Masonic Lodge #31 F&AM and also served as a shriner. He loved western movies and enjoyed being retired.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Kathy Taunton of Thomaston Ga, sons Mr. Mark A. (Dee) Robinson of Thomaston Ga, Mr. Shane Robinson of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Cecil (Dawn) Taunton of Tn, Mr. Joe (Zetha) Beason of Mi, sister Mrs. Linda (James) Abney of Abbeville Al, grandchildren Dustin Robinson, Katie Legg, Sydney Robinson, Jessica Robinson, great grandchildren Reagan Legg, Parker Scott.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday April 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on on Friday April 27, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Monday, April 23, 2018

MR. RYAN REDE ADAMS

Mr. Ryan Rede Adams age 36 of Zebulon Ga, died Saturday April 21, 2018 at his residence. 

Mr. Adams was born on November 15, 1981 in Canyon Tx, to Marlin Curtis Adams and Margaret Dee Lovett Adams. He graduated from Upson Lee Highschool and from Parker Chiropractic College where he received his doctorate. Mr. Adams owned and operated Foundation Chiropractic in Hampton Ga. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a member of the Georgia Chiropractic Association.

Survivors include his wife Laura Legg Adams of Zebulon Ga, daughters Claire Adams, Charlotte Adams, Vera Adams all of Zebulon Ga, sons Taylor Adams, Jackson Adams, Joseph Adams, Jude Adams, Harrison Adams all of Zebulon Ga, parents Marlin & Margaret Adams of Thomaston Ga, grandmothers Christine Adams of Meansville Ga, Ellen Lovett of Amirillo Tx, brothers  Brandt (Shannon) Adams of Fayetteville Ga, Neil (Rachel) Adams of Cathige Mo, Caleb (Ellen) Adams of Niles Mi, Loren Adams of Mesa Az, sisters Juliene (Randy) Webb of Pflugerville, Tx, Angela Jensen of Pflugerville, Tx,, Kayle (Jeremy) Brandson of Jerusalem, Kara (Charles) Asbury of Detroit Mi, Amber (Mitchell) Breinholt of Pflugerville Tx, many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday April 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Friday April 27, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, April 20, 2018

MRS. RUBY BAILEY

Funeral Services for Mrs. Ruby Bailey will be held on Sunday April 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Saturday April 21, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

MASTER PRINCETON MICHAEL BRADSHAW

Master Princeton Michael Bradshaw, 2 months and 29 days old, died Friday April 13, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Graveside services will be Wednesday April 18, 2018 4:00 PM at Crystal Hill Cemetery.
The Family will receive friends Wednesday April 18, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Survivors include his mother, Taylor Michelle Bradshaw of Thomaston, maternal grandparents, Michael Wayne Bradshaw and Pamela Benson Johnson both of Jonesboro and maternal great-grandmother, Carolyn Bradshaw of Atlanta, aunts and uncles, Chasity Meeler, Kayla Turner, Tyler Benson and Mitch Bradshaw, numerous cousins also survive.

He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents, Edward Johnson, Shirley Reeves and Elliott Bradshaw.

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

Sunday, April 15, 2018

MR. CECIL DOUGLAS NIX

Mr. Cecil Douglas Nix 66, of Thomaston died April 14, 2018 at Providence Health Care in Thomaston. 

Funeral services will be Monday April 16, 2018 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Nix was born June 7, 1951 in Thomaston to Wiley Amealus Nix and the late Ruby Laverne Chamblin Nix. He worked as a self employed plumber.

Mr. Nix was preceded in death by a brother, Wiley Eugene Nix and a sister, Marianne Nix Phagan

Survivors include his father, son, Chad Johnson and his wife Sharmon of Thomaston and grandchildren, Gabby Johnson and Carlea Foster.

The family will receive friends Monday April 16, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Those desiring, may make memorials to The Upson Cancer Car c/o Cary Pitts 300 Upson Ave. Thomaston, GA 30286.

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

Friday, April 13, 2018

MRS. MILDRED EDMONSON

Mrs. Mildred Edmonson, age 95, of Thomaston Ga, died on Friday, April 13, 2018, at Thomaston Manor. 

Mrs. Edmonson, was born in Reynolds Ga to the late, James Thomas and Georgia Ester Rutherford. She was a Lunch Room worker for Thomaston City Schools for 30 years, and member of Pleasant Hill Primitive Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert Lee Edmonson; brothers, Clarence James Rutherford, and Benny Frank Rutherford; and sisters-in-law, Priscilla carter Rutherford and Yvonne Taunton Rutherford. Survivors are her daughter, Gloria (Gene) Salter of Thomaston; son, James Edward "Eddie" (Sandra) Edmonson of Barnesville; sisters, Betty Rutherford Harrison, and Clayra Rutherford both of Thomaston; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral arrangements to be held on Monday, April 16, 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 Monday, April 16, 2018, form 1:00 - 2:00 PM.

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

MR. JAMES PRESTON "CURLY" BLANTON

Mr. James Preston "Curly" Blanton, 92, of Thomaston, died April 12, 2018, at
Riverside Health and Rehab. Funeral services for Mr. Blanton will be held
Sunday, April 15, at 3:00 PM, in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive
friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home Sunday afternoon from 2 until 3 PM .
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

INFANT FAITH ELOISE SMITH

Infant Faith Eloise Smith died April 10, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Funeral services will be Friday April 13, 2018 11:00 AM at Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include her parents, Joseph Paul and Diana Beth Powers Smith of Manchester, maternal grandparents, Jack and Elaine Bennett of Yatesville and Mr. Kenneth Powers of Gray, GA, paternal grandparents, Jess and Kathy Smith of Twiggs Co. GA, uncles and aunts, Carey Phillips of Manchester, David and Elizabeth Smith, Michael and Jennifer Smith , James and Michelle Smith.

You May sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Faith Eloise Smith by visiting Coggins website at 
www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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MR. JERE PATRICK GREER

Mr. Jere Patrick Greer, 82, of Thomaston, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at
Upson Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services for Mr. Greer will be held on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at
2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Barber officiating.
Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family of Mr. Greer will
receive friends in the Church Fellowship Hall on Friday from 1:00 PM until
the funeral hour.
Mr. Greer was born in Buford, GA on October 28, 1935, a son of the late
Walter Clifford and Dorthea Brooks Buice Greer. He attended North Georgia
College, then Mercer University where he played on the baseball team and
earned his Bachelor's Degree. At Mercer he was a member of the Phi Delta
Theta fraternity.
Mr. Greer founded the Jere Greer Store for Men in 1972 and operated the
business until his retirement in 2005.
Mr. Greer was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Thomaston
and served in various roles in the life of the church. He was the church
treasurer for many years, served on the Board of Deacons including a term as
vice chairman, also as Sunday School Superintendent, and Sunday School
teacher. 
He was a Mason and was a member of the Kiwanis Club. He will be remembered
as a man who loved his family and his church.
Mr. Greer is survived by his wife, Julia E. Greer; two children, Powell
(Chris) Hosey and Patrick (Lara) Greer, both of Thomaston; a sister, Anne
Mitchell of Buford; and four grandchildren, Mary Beth Hosey, Julianne Hosey,
Tripp Greer and Elliott Greer, all of Thomaston. He is also survived by a
nephew, Jeremy Mitchell; and two nieces, Brooks Anne Vadner and Greer
Christensen. 
He was preceded in death by an infant older brother, Walter Donald Greer; a
sister, Sandra Greer Christensen; and a nephew, Henrik Lee Christensen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 208 South
Church St., Thomaston, GA 30286.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and
remembrances may be shared at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

MR. BRYANT NATHANAL HARP

Mr. Bryant Nathanal Harp, age 41, of Decatur, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Decatur.

Memorial services for Mr. Harp will be announced later.

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

MRS. GERALDINE EASOM CRUTCHFIELD

Mrs. Geraldine Easom Crutchfield Foster, age 92, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Providence Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Foster was born on April 24, 1925 in Crisp County Ga, to the late Charles Easom and the late Bessie Hinson Easom. She was formerly employed with the Peerless Mill where she worked in the weave room for many years. Mrs. Foster was a member of Silvertown Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters Mrs. Brenda (Sidney) Keadle of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Jean (Tony) Gassett of Meansville Ga, Mrs. Delorese (Kenneth) Pittman of Thomaston Ga, son Mr. Ray (Janice) Crutchfield of Thomaston Ga, 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Thursday April 12, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Silvertown Baptist Church at 300 West Goodrich Ave. Thomaston Ga. 30286.

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

Monday, April 9, 2018

MRS. KATRINA FIESELER DAVIS

Mrs. Katrina Fieseler Davis age 67 died Sunday April 8, 2018. 

Mrs. Davis was born on May 27, 1950 in Columbus Ga, to James Oscar Roberts and the late Hazel Rebecca Hinson Roberts. She was formerly employed with Atlanta Medical Center where she worked as a registered nurse for many years. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her mother Hazel Roberts, sons Scott Sharp & Nicholus Fieseler.

Survivors include her sons Mr. Brian Sharp of Cartersville Ga, Mr. Josh (Lynne) Fieseler of Ball Ground Ga, father Mr. James Roberts of Morgan City La, brother Mr. Glynn Roberts of Morgan City La, sisters Mrs. Julie Roberts of Morgan City La, Ms. Leisha Roberts of Pacolet S.C., 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at 4:00 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 Tuesday April 10, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

MRS. MARY ALICE NUNLEY

Mrs. Mary Alice Nunley, age 74, of Lancastor S.C., formerly of Thomaston, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte N.C. 

Mrs. Nunley was born April 25, 1943, in Thomaston to the late Roger Lawson and Hattie Frances Blount Sr. She was a bus monitor for Houston county and member of the Fort Lawn Church of God Fort Lawn S.C.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandy (Rodney) Bogue of Warner Robbins Ga; son, Curt (Dana) McAlum of Lancaster S.C.; sisters, Betty Hilton of Thomaston, Dorothy (Alfred) Shepard of Warner Robbins, Catherine Matthews of Thomaston, and Brenda (LR) Brock of The Rock; brothers, Roger Lawson Blount Jr of Macon, Sammy (Voncille) Blount of Thomaston, and Danny Blount of Thomaston; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Nunley will be held on Wednesday, april 11, 2018, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, at
www.woundedwarriorproject.org or Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.

 

MR. JODY BOWMAN HICKS

Mr. Jody Bowman Hicks, 69, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at
Navicent Health, Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. Funeral
services for Mr. Hicks will be held on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 2:00 PM in
the Chapel of the Fletcher-Day Funeral Home with Dr. Derrick R. Keeter and
Pastor Tim Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville United
Methodist Church Cemetery. The family of Mr. Hicks will receive friends at
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 PM until the funeral hour. Mr.
Hicks was born in Manchester on August 31, 1948, a son of the late Edgar S.
and June Hicks. He held a Master's Degree in Public Administration and was
retired from Upson County 911. He was a member of Yatesville United
Methodist Church. Mr. Hicks is survived by his wife, Deborah Collins Hicks;
a sister, Ysland (Bill) Hicks-Jones of Little Rock, AR; a brother, Edgar
Stinnet (Deborah) Hicks of Eufaula, AL; and several nieces and nephews.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MRS. HARRIET SUPPLE

Mrs. Harriet Supple, age 76, of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at her residence. 

Mrs. Supple was born May 29, 1941, in Boston MA to the late David and Mae Israel. She was a home maker and of the Jewish faith.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Supple.

Memorial Services will be announced later.

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

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

MR. JACKIE DAVIS JR.

Mr. Jackie Davis, Jr. 50 of Thomaston died Tuesday April 3, 2018 at his residence. 

The family will receive friends Thursday April 5, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.
A private memorial  service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Davis was Born December 27, 1967 in Thomaston, GA to the late Jackie Eugene and Shirley Waters Davis, Sr.
He previously worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation in Thomaston and the City Of Griffin Water and Sewage Department. Mr. Davis was the owner of Davis Asphalt Maintenance Company.

He was preceded in death by his parents,  and his son, Shawn Davis

Survivors include his step-mother, Kathy Davis of Thomaston, sons, Scott and Brad Davis both of Thomaston, brother, Todd Davis and his wife Amy of Thomaston, step-brother, Grant Salter of Florida, step-sisters, Gina Means and her husband Chip of Thomaston and Rachel Wilder of Thomaston, 2 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Those desiring, may make memorials to the American Heart Association PO Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Davis by visiting Coggins website at 
www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home
321 Hannahs Mill Rd.
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681
706-647-2336 fax
cogginsfuneralhome@charter.net

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

MRS. JULIA WATSON

 

Mrs. Julia Watson
July 4, 1955 – April 2, 2018

Mrs. Julia Watson, age 63, of Thomaston, GA passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

A memorial service for Mrs. Julia Watson will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. Reverend Terry Butler will officiate. The family will receive friends after the service on Thursday afternoon.

Heritage Funeral Home 1512 Williamson Rd. Griffin, GA 30224 is in charge of arrangements. www.heritagefhgriffin.com

MRS.DORIS VIRGINIA SHUMATE

Mrs. Doris Virginia Shumate, age 84, of Thomaston, died Monday April 2, 2018 at Harborview Health and Rehab center in Thomaston. 

Memorial services for Mrs. Shumate will be announced later.

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

Monday, April 2, 2018

MR. TERRY L. STANDARD

Mr. Terry L. Standard, age 58, of Thomaston, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Tuesday April 3, 2018 2:00 PM at First Assembly of God in Thomaston. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

Mr. Standard was born September 16, 1959 in Thomaston to the late Leon and Aimee Corley Standard. He was a member of First Assembly of God  and worked at both Upson Regional Medical Center and William Carter Company.

Survivors include his wife Ashley Standard of Thomaston, daughters, Kade Williams and her husband Austin of Arkansas and Victoria Standard of Thomaston, sons, Cory Standard, Bobby Standard, Zackary Standard and Christopher Standard all of Thomaston.

Those desiring, may make memorials to the American Heart Association,7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 or American Cancer Society Center, 250 Williams St NW AtlantaGA 
30303.

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

 
Coggins Funeral Home
321 Hannahs Mill Rd.
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681
706-647-2336 fax
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MR. TONY L. STANSELL

Mr. Tony L. Stansell, 63 of Thomaston died March 30, 2018 at his residence. 

Graveside services will be Tuesday April 3, 2018 11:00 AM at Zion's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery. 

Mr. Stansell was born September 3, 1955 in Bibb Co. GA to the late Troy David and Bessie Harwell Stansell.

He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and employed with Reddick Construction Company.

Mr. Stansell was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, David and Bentley Stansell.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Morris Stansell of Thomaston, sister, Cherry Stansell of Thomaston, sisters-in-law, Debra Stansell and Barbara Stansell Boyt, nieces and nephews, Rodney Stansell, Marcie Stansell Bridges and Steven Stansell, several great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends following the  service at the residence 941 W. Moores Crossing Thomaston, GA 30286.

Those desiring, may make memorials to the American Lung Association, National Direct Response HQ, 1200 Hosford Street Suite 101, Hudson, WI 54016-9316.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Stansell by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at 
www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MRS. BARBARA COX FRANKLIN

Mrs. Barbara Cox Franklin age 87, of Thomaston, died Saturday, March 31,
2018, at Brightmoor Hospice. Graveside funeral services will be held on
Tuesday, April 3, at 12:00 PM in South View Cemetery. The family will
receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home Monday evening from 5 until 7
PM. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Mountain View Baptist
Church, 2569 Jeff Davis Road, Thomaston, GA 30286. Fletcher-Day Funreal
Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Friday, March 30, 2018

MRS. JULIETTE HIGHTOWER

Mrs. Juliette (Lambries Grievell Wolfe) Hightower, age 59, of Thomaston, GA,
died Thursday, March 29, at her residence. Memorial services for Mrs.
Hightower will be held Monday, April 2, at 2:00 PM, in the First United
Methodist Church of Thomaston. Interment will follow in South View
Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday in the church's fellowship
hall from 12:00 until the funeral hour. Those desiring may make memorial
contributions to St. Mary's AME Church, 605 N. Hightower St., Thomaston, GA
30286. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. 

MRS. DOROTHY LOUISE HOWARD

Mrs. Dorothy Louise Howard, age 81, of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Brightmoor Hospice. 

Mrs. Howard was born on July 13, 1936 in King N.C., to the late J.H.Woodlieff and the late Beatrice Lawson Woodlieff. She worked as a lunch room attendant at Upson Lee South Elementary for many years. Mrs. Howard was a member of Pritchett Memorial Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Ed Howard, son Eddie Howard, daughters Donna Melton & Kelly Hoyal.

Survivors include her daughters Judy Bell of Thomaston Ga, Tonya Nettles of Thomaston Ga, brother Bobby Woodlieff, sister Pat Kilpatrick, sister in law Annie Ruth (Bob) Howard, 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Howard will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 12:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!

MR. FREDRICK GOSMAN

Mr. Fredrick Gosman, age 74, of Thomaston, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Providence Health and Rehab Center.

Mr. Gosman was born September 24, 1943, in Port Huron MI, to the late Fredrick Henry and Rhea McClemmon Gosman.  He was a truck driver for Bosse Company and of the Methodist faith.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Tracy Gosman; sisters, Pricilla Snidera and Carolyn Van Dyke. Survivors are his life mate; Teresa Raybon; daughter, Jessica Gosman; son, Jerry Gosman; brother, Charles (Sue) Gosman; and grandchild, Audrey Chyenne Raybon.  

Memorial services for Mr. Gosman will be held at a later date.

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

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

MR. DANNY JAY MELTON

Mr. Danny Jay Melton, 55, of Thomaston died March 23, 2018 at West Georgia Medical Center in La Grange, GA.

Funeral services will be Thursday March 29, 2018 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. 

He was employed with the GA Department of Transportation in the Road Maintenance Department and with Harper Tree Service. 

Mr. Melton was preceded in death by his parents James M. and Willie Joyce O'Neal Melton.

Survivors include his daughters, Tiffany Melton of Thomaston and Bethanie Melton Lowe of Thomaston,
brother, Randy Melton of Thomaston and a grandchild, Brantley Hayes of Thomaston.

The family will receive friends Wednesday March 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Those desiring, may make memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

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

Monday, March 26, 2018

MRS. BETTY MARIE HOBBS

Mrs. Betty Marie Hobbs age 77 of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday March 25, 2018 at her residence. 

Mrs. Hobbs was born on May 9, 1940 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Horace Manley Dean and the late Margie Irene Smith Dean. She worked as a Winder Operator for 32 years with Martha Mills and Westex. Mrs. Hobbs was a member of Clark's Chapel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Mack Hobbs, daughter Regina Knight & son Robbie Hobbs.

Survivors include her grandchildren Niki (Grant) Kelly, Brianna Knight, great grandchild Jade Kelly.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.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 Wednesday March 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, March 23, 2018

MR. EMORY GIBSON "GIB" PERRY

Mr. Emory Gibson "Gib" Perry age 66 of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday March 22, 2018 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. 

Mr. Perry was born on September 29, 1951 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Jack Perry and the late Betty Morroe Perry. He worked as an electrician for many years. Mr. Perry was of the Baptist faith and a member of Deer Trail Country Club where he enjoyed playing golf. He loved kids and loved seeing their faces at Christmas when he played "Santa".

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Cindy Wilkins Perry of Thomaston Ga, daughters Mrs. Heather (Britt) Davison of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Holly (Josh) Shelley of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Stephanie (Chad) Faulkner of Meansville Ga, Miss. Sara Perry of Thomaston Ga, brothers Mr. Ray (Karen) Perry of Milner Ga, Mr. David Perry of Thomaston Ga, sisters Mrs. Janie (Travis) Fuller of Athens Ga, Mrs. Debbie (Randall) Tucker of Thomaston Ga, father and mother in law Mr. Tom (Carole) Wilkins of Thomaston Ga, grandchildren Bo (Lindsey Wilson) Davison, Hunter Mills, Karleigh Shelley, Remington Mills, Mackenzie Faulkner, Jayson Shelley, Marina Shelley, Paxton Faulkner,

Funeral Services will be held on Monday March 26, 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 Sunday March 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Thursday, March 22, 2018

MR. CHESTER EDWARD YOUNG COMPLETE ARRANGEMENTS

Mr. Chester Edward Young age 64 of Yatesville Ga, died Thursday March 22, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Young was born on July 3, 1953 in Upson County Ga, to  James Edward Young and Hazel Bridges Young. He owned and operated Silvertown Pharmacy for many years. Mr. Young was a member of Kings Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his parents Mr. James Edward (Hazel) Young of Yatesville Ga, sister Mrs. Kitty Young (Steve) Kendrick of Yatesville Ga, aunts and uncles Mrs. Bonnie Corley, Mrs. Linda Mathis, Mr. Phillip (Debra) Young, Mrs. Nancy (Keith) Harrison, Mrs. Barbara Young, niece and nephew Jami Ellington (Shane) Samples, Josh (Sarah) Ellington, great nephews Seth Samples, Luke Samples.

Memorial Services will be held on Friday March 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Friday March 23, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

MRS. LORI L. PASSMORE

Mrs. Lori L. Passmore, age 53, of Yatesville Ga, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital. 

Mrs. Passmore was born November 30, 1964, in Upson County, to Frank Lynn Bates and the late Peggy Beverly Corley. She was a nurse for many years at local hospitals and member of the Thomaston First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, James "Jimmy" Passmore of Yatesville; daughters, Samantha Ellington of Atlanta, and Danielle (Graham) Bearden of Jackson; sons, Rick (Megan) Ellington of Zebulon, and Randy (Samantha) Passmore of Richmond Hill GA; father and step-mom, Frank Lynn (Linda) Bates of Yatesville; brothers, Mike Bates of Yatesville, and Todd (Linda Chambers) Bates of Thomaston; grandchildren, Trevor Ellington, Emily Grace Ellington, Jack Bearden, and James Bearden.

Memorial services for Mrs. Passmore will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Yatesville Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at their home, 212 Childs Ave, Yatesville Ga 31097.

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

Monday, March 19, 2018

MR. BILLY M. ELLIOTT SR.

Mr. Billy M. Elliott, Sr. 83 of Thomaston died March 18, 2018 at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin, GA.

Funeral services will be Wednesday March 21, 2018  2:00 PM at the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens Cemetery with military honors.

Born December 7, 1934 in Thomaston, GA to the late Leland and Bobbie Holland Elliott.
Mr. Elliott attended Flint River Technical school and graduated from Gordon Military College. He also served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Elliott worked in the mills of Thomaston before opening Elliott Plumbing Company which he owned and operated for 30 plus years. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ann Elliott of Thomaston, daughter, Michelle Weaver and her husband Dennis of Meansville, three sons, Billy Elliott, Jr. and his wife Diane of Thomaston, Cody Adams and his wife Heather of Thomaston and Gary Royal and his wife Wendy of Thomaston, sisters, Ann Parrott of Thomaston and Linda Jenkins and her husband Frank of Thomaston, nine grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday March 20, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Those desiring, please make memorials to Brightmoor Hospice 3247 Newnan Rd. Griffin, GA 30233.

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

Coggins Funeral Home
321 Hannahs Mill Rd.
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681
706-647-2336 fax
cogginsfuneralhome@charter.net

Monday, March 12, 2018

MR. CHARLES EUGENE FULLER

Mr. Charles Eugene Fuller, age 87, of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Fuller, was born January 27, 1931, in Meriwether County to the late Charlie and Eunice Fuller. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation with 30 years of service. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Swells Fuller; daughters, Debra Jean Fuller and Irene Harrison; and son, Bud Swails. Survivors are his daughters, Carla Gayle Hatcher, and Darlette Swails; sons, Michael Ellis (Del) Fuller and Kevin Swails; sister-in-law, Linda Bunn; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services for Mr. Fuller will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-968

PASTOR JOHN SANDERS , LEXINGTON, S.C.

PASTOR JOHN SANDERS, AGE 82 DIED SUNDAY IN LEXINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE CHARLOTTE PIPER SANDERS AND THREE CHILDREN. REV. SANDERS IS THE BROTHER-IN-LAW OF WTGA'S DAVE PIPER.

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY 10AM AT THE WEST COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE . VISITATION WILL BE AT 9AM PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.


PASTOR SANDERS , RETIRED FROM THE U.S. AIR FORCE, WILL BE BURIED WITH FULL MILITARY HONORS AT THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT FT. JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA.  

Friday, March 9, 2018

MR. WILLIAM WESLEY HOLSTON III

Mr. William Wesley "Wes" Holston, III, 50 of Thomaston died March 9, 2018 at Upson Regional Hospital.

A Memorial service will be Sunday March 11, 2018 3:00 PM at The Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home.

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

Born in Wurzburg, Germany on June 9, 1967 to William Wesley and Brenda Carmichael Holston, Jr.

He graduated from McIntosh High School in Peachtree City and received his bachelors degree from Mercer University in Macon. He served in the United States Army and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.

Survivors include his parents, two daughters, Kylie Grace Howard of Canton and Jamie Elaine Holston of Thomaston, his best friend, James Hardy of Smyrna, GA , brother, Richard Anthony Grey Holston and his fiancé Hayley Tyler of Thomaston, sister, Holly Lane Huynh and her husband Cam of Thomaston, aunt, Virginia Carmichael of Thomaston, nephews, Cameron Grey Huynh and Bailey Van Huynh, cousins, Faye Smoot, Becky Ellington and Lewis Carmichael all of Thomaston.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Wes Holston by visiting Coggins website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Thursday, March 8, 2018

MR. RANDY JACK STATHAM

Mr. Randy Jack Statham, Jr. 71 of Thomaston, GA died March 6, 2018 at his residence.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Statham was born November 7, 1946 in Manchester, GA to the late Thomas Andrew and Bernice Ezma Statham. He retired from Thomaston Mills and was of the Baptist faith.

He was married to the love of his life Rebecca Mae Green Statham who died  January 3, 2018.

Survivors include his son, Randy Statham and his wife Ashley Leanne of Missouri, step-daughter, April Wall and her husband Todd of Thomaston, grandchildren, Dylan Collins, Alia Collins, Cooper Wall, Thomas Andrew Statham, Matthew James Statham and Owin Paul Statham.

Those desiring, please make memorials to Coggins Funeral Home 321 Hannah's Mill Rd. Thomaston, GA 32086.

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

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

MR. CHARLES EDWARD SHIRAH

Mr. Charles Edward Shirah, age 85, of Thomaston GA, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Shirah, was born January 17, 1933, in Mitchell County GA, to the late George Emory and Coreen Harmen Shirah Allen. He was a farmer and foreman for the Ford Motor Company. 

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Newton.  Survivors are his wife, Antoinette "Toni" Shirah of Thomaston; daughter, Diane (Terry) Bloodworth of Thomaston; sons, Ferrell (Pam) Shirah of Tyrone GA and Scott (Becky) Shirah of Hopeful GA; sister, Annette Sullivan; grandchildren, Heather Shirah, Justin Shirah, Landria Alegria, Autumn Shirah, Aubrey Harper, Janann Abernathy, Meagan Hill, and Bray Hill; great-grandchildren, Charlie Harper, Samuel Harper, Tyler Abernathy, Cayden Abernathy, and Dylan Shirah; and great-great-grandchild, Kahner Abernathy.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial donations be made to The Church Gathering, 456 Hannahs Mill Rd, Thomaston GA 30286. 

Funeral services for Mr. Shirah will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 2:00 PM at The Gathering Church. Interment will be held later in Hopeful GA.

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