Thursday, July 12, 2018

WILLIS LEE MATHEWS

Willis Lee Mathews age 62 died Tuesday July 10, 2018. He was know to family and friends as "Lee" or Willie".

A carpenter by trade, he was also an avid fisherman and a talented artist. He was well loved by everyone, as he had a quick wit. He loved to laugh and to make others laugh. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Emmitt Mathews, his sister Jeannie (Tommy) Self and a baby brother. Survivors include his mother, Jean Baugh, sisters Laurie (Hubert) Gilbert and Lisa (John) Greene, brother David Mathews, ex-wife Laurel Mathews, daughter Amanda Mathews, grandson Gage Hovey, nieces Adrian Dawson, Heather (Joel) Brodnax, Meredith Greene, and Hannah Greene, grand niece Natalie Dawson, grand nephew Reeve Brodnax, faithful animal companions Lola the dog and Tripod the cat, as well as many aunts,uncles,and cousins.

A memorial service will be held in his honor at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday July 14, 2018 at Antioch Baptist Church at 2269 Yatesville-Barnesville Rd. in Yatesville, Ga.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MR. BEN JEFF ARD JR.

Mr. Ben Jeff (Benji) Ard, Jr. 43 of Thomaston died July 6, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held Saturday July 14, 2018 1:00 PM at New Life Pentecostal Holiness Church on Delray Rd. 

Mr. Ard was born January 11, 1975 in Upson Co., GA to Ben Jeff Ard, Sr. and Mary Lee Brookins Ard. He was of the Baptist faith and was self employed in the construction industry.


Survivors include his children, Tina Denise Barfield and her husband Christopher of Warner Robins, GA, son Johnathen Ard of Thomaston, his parents, step-daughter, Alisha Dawn Morton and her husband John of SC, step-son, Christopher Michael King and his wife Jennifer of Milledgeville, brothers, Kevin Ard of Warner Robins, Mark Ard of Thomaston and Perry Ard of Thomaston, sister, Lucy McDaniel and her husband Jeff of Thomaston and one granddaughter.

Mr. Ard was preceded in death by his sister, Suzette Avery.

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

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

MR. CHARLES CLARK

Mr. Charles Clark, age 70, of Meansville, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin.

Graveside services for Mr.Clark, will be announced later.

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

Monday, July 9, 2018

MRS. VIRGINIA B. BLOODWORTH

Mrs. Virginia B. Bloodworth, age 83, of Thomaston, died Monday, July 9, 2018, at her residence.   

Mrs. Bloodworth was born November 24, 1934, in Upson County to the late Marion and Lucy Beeland. She was a Spinner for the B.F. Goodrich's Martha Mills, and was a member of Prichett Memorial Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Phillip Bloodworth; son, Freddie Phillip Bloodworth; sister, Betty Birdsong; brothers, Jack Beeland and Pal Beeland. Survivors are her daughter, Betty Jane (Johnny) Allen; son, Marion (Terri) Bloodworth; sister, Doris (Franklin) Huckaby; brother, David (Joyce) Beeland; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services for Mrs. Bloodworth will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 11:00 AM in Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM.

 

MR. MELVIN HARTLEY CORLEY

Mr. Melvin Hartley Corley, 90, of Thomaston, died Sunday, July 8, 2018, at
Upson Regional Medical Center. Graveside memorial services for Mr. Corley
will be held Saturday, July 14, at 11:00 AM, in the Valley Grove Baptist
Church Cemetery. Mr. Corley was the retired owner/operator of Corley
Plumbing and Heating Company. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all
arrangements.

MRS. BRENDA DOVER SCHOFILL

Mrs. Brenda Dover Schofill, 70, of Thomaston, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 11, at 11:00 AM, in the Fletcher-Day Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in South View Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 unti 9 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.

MRS. CAROLYN MARSTON

Mrs. Carolyn Marston, age 78, of Molena, died Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin GA.

Mrs. Marston was born September 30, 1939, in Chichester NH, to the late Myron Leslie and Hazel Coburn Moore Sr. She was a seamstress for the Wm. Carter Co. and was a member of Emory's Chapel Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Orin Joseph Marston; and brothers, Myron Leslie Moore Jr. and Charles Franklin Moore. Survivors are her daughters, Sheryl M. (Ralph) McGourik, Lynda (Wendell) Teague; sons, David (Christy) Marston, Joey (Wanda) Marston; grandchildren, J.R. (Crystal) McGourik, Jennifer (Richard) Oglesby, Cole (Connie) Fowler, Jordan (Chassity) Fowler, Macy N. Marston, and Madison B. Marston; and 17 Great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Marston will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Emory's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 9, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

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

MRS. VIRGINIA BLOODWORTH

Mrs. Virginia Bloodworth, age 83, of Thomaston, died Monday, July 9, 2018, at her residence. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Bloodworth will be announced later.

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

Thursday, July 5, 2018

MRS. HOLLY VAN TEAL THOMAS

Mrs. Holly Van Teal Thomas, 78 of Thomaston died July 3, 2018 at her residence.

Funeral services will Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00 PM at the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomas was born October 19, 1939  in Upson Co., GA to the late Joe and Effie Mae Long Teal. She was of the Baptist faith and worked in the Martha Mills as a spinner, Kmart Department Store and retired from Upson Regional Medical Center in the Dietary Department.

Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, Ernest Teal, Joel Teal, Herman Teal, Terrell Teal, Johnny Teal and William "Bud" Teal and one sister, Dorothy Teal

Survivors include her son, Willie Joe Raybon and his wife Laura of Thomaston, daughters, Marion Daniel and her husband Jimmy of Thomaston, Diane Compton and her husband Phillip of Barnesville, Sherry Darlene Sheppard and her husband Andrew of Thomaston and Jackie Elaine Kinney of Thomaston, step-daughters, Evie Louise Lows and her husband Ricky of South Carolina and Faith Allen and her husband Keith of Fayetteville, GA, brothers, Gary Teal and his wife Dee of Sylvania, GA and Lamar Teal and his wife Teresa of Thomaston, fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday July 6, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

You may sign the online guest book and  share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Thomas 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, July 3, 2018

MR. RALPH W. MOORE SR.

Mr. Ralph W. Moore Sr., age 84, of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday, July 2, 2018, at Providence Health and Rehab. 

Mr. Moore was born July 26, 1933, in Bristol TN to the late Whorley and Grace Moore. He retired from the GA DOT Sign Shop. 

He is survived by his daughter, Sandy (Chris) Patterson; daughter-in-law, Sheila Moore; son, Gary (Delores) Dean; grandchildren, Barbara Hopple, Katherine (Adam) Watkins, Adam (Donna) McDonald, Brian (Brittney) McDonald, Tony Dean, and Tiffany (Ross) Bell; great-grandchildren, Aiden Carr, Draven Hopple and Liam McDonald. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Jean Moore; son, Jim Moore; and brother, Howard "Jack" Moore.

Funeral services for Mr. Moore will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 5, 2018, form 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Georgia Chapter, 277 M.L.K. Jr. Blvd., Suite 201, Macon GA 31201, or 
www.alz.org

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

Monday, July 2, 2018

MRS. ELIZABETH DAWSON SMITH

Mrs. Elizabeth Dawson Smith, 84, of Gainesville and formerly of Thomaston,,
died Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Resting Nest Assisted Living in Gainesville.
Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be held on Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at
11:00 AM in the chapel of the Fletcher-Day Funeral Home with Rev. Shane
Padgett and Rev. Joey Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Upson
Memorial Gardens. The family of Mrs. Smith will receive friends at
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on Sunday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.
Mrs. Smith was born in Thomaston on March 13, 1934, a daughter of the late
James Ernest and Wilma Lucile Mauldin Dawson. She was a retired cloth
inspector for Thomaston Mills. She was a member of East Thomaston Baptist
Church.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Karen E. and Stan
Padgett of Gainesville; a sister, Diane (Walter) Slaton of Raleigh, NC;
three brothers, Ernest Dawson and Roy (Brenda) Dawson, both of Thomaston,
and Bobby Dawson of Jackson; a brother-in-law, Roswell Aydlotte of
Thomaston; three grandchildren, Rev. Shane (Julie) Padgett of Murrayville,
and Heath (Erin) Padgett and Haley (Randy) Byers, both of Gainesville; eight
great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Fred Smith, and a sister,
Rheunette Aydlotte.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association - Georgia
Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346. For
information on donating, please visit www.alz.org/georgia
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and
remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

MR. WILLIAM EDWARD LOGUE

Mr. William Edward Logue age 65 of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday June 26, 2018.

Mr. Logue was born on July 10, 1952 in Thomaston Ga, to Faye Harvell Grant and the late William Ben Logue. He was formerly employed with Jackson State Prison where he worked as a correctional officer for many years. Mr. Logue was a member of Northside Baptist Church.  

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Margie Logue of Thomaston Ga, daughters Mrs. Angie Hudson of Dublin Ga, Miss. Cheyenne Logue of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Karen Myers of Cornelia Ga, Mrs. Dustee Edwards of Thomaston Ga, son Mr. Christopher Logue of Thomaston Ga, mother Mrs. Faye Grant of Thomaston Ga, brother Mr. Terry Logue of Thomaston Ga, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday July 1, 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 June 30, 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

MRS. LELIA MAE PARKER MCKINLEY

Mrs. Lelia Mae Parker McKinley, 94 of Thomaston died June 26, 2018 at Providence Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be Thursday June 28, 2018 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Trice Cemetery.

Mrs. McKinley was born May 5, 1924 in Taylor Co., GA to the late Henry and Ella Booth Parker. She was retired from Thomaston Mills  and was a member of the Faithful Christian Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Herbert O. McKinley and brother, Henry Martin Parker , Jr. and four sisters, Marie Dominy, Lillian Smith, Joyce Golik and Annette Parker.

Survivors include her daughters, Phyllis Kilby and her husband Ronnie of Thomaston and Toni Hickmon and her husband Rickey of Thomaston, sister, Johnzalene Burris and her husband Bruce of Peachtree City, five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

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

In Lieu of flowers please make memorials to the Rehoboth Church of Nazarene 976 Kings Rd. Molena, GA 30256.

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


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

MR. WILLIAM FRANKLIN NUNN, SR.,73

William Franklin Nunn, Sr., 73 of Thomaston died at his residence on June 24, 2018. Memorial Services for Frank will be held on Sunday July 1, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Thomaston First Baptist. Rev. Bill Barber will officiate. The family will receive visitors at 2:00 p.m. in Building C.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

Monday, June 25, 2018

MR. DEWEY GLENN DRIVER, 88

Mr. Dewey Glenn Driver, 88 years of age, of Thomaston died June 23, 2018 at his residence.
 
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Yatesville Baptist Church, Yatesville, Georgia with military honors. Rev. John Wesley Long, IV and Rev. Daniel Ishee officiating.
 
Mr. Driver was born June 29, 1929 in Birmingham, AL to the late Clarence and Carrie Sharpe Driver. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
 
Mr. Driver retired from BF Goodrich Martha Mill with 45 years of service and from English's Pool Room with 30 years of service. 
 
He also sang with the Harmony Boys Quartet for many years and was a member of East Thomaston Baptist Church. 
 
Mr. Driver will always be remembered by his family as a devoted husband and loving and caring father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Doug Driver, sister, Clariece  Patterson, brother-in-laws, Donald Haywood and Marion White
 
Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Bessie Ruth Moulton Driver of Thomaston, son, Steve Driver (Karen) of Thomaston, brother, Donald Driver (Juanita) of Thomaston, sisters, Dorothy Folds (Danny Moon) of Meansville, Barbara Haywood of Pike County  and Colleen White of Forsyth, sister-in-law, Mary Driver of Thomaston, three grandchildren, Britney Ishee (Daniel), Lindsay Long (John Wesley) and Brett Driver, five great-grandchildren, Joshua, Faith, Macie, Aliyah and Noah Ishee and many nieces and nephews.
 
The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550 Atlanta, Georgia 30346.
 
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Driver by visiting Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 

DORIS BEULAH HEAD ANTHONY

Doris Beulah Head Anthony, born April 1, 1928, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the age of 90.  She was born to the late Corine Brownlow Head, deceased 1991, and George Howard Head, deceased 1965, of Thomaston, Georgia, and she lived and loved her entire life in this area.

Doris worked for 50 years in the textile industry, working alongside her husband in the same departments at Thomaston Mills and Callaway Mills in Manchester (later Dearing-Milliken).  Then they retired together to own and operate Anthony’s Lake on the outskirts of Molena, on their family property.  They partnered in the family farm and raised their two children in that lovely rural setting, attending and enthusiastically participating in activities at Smyrna Baptist Church for all of their adult lives. Anyone who knew Doris appreciated her loyalty to family, church and friends. 

Mrs. Anthony was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, William Lewis Anthony who passed away in 2004; a grandson, William Brian Harden, deceased in 1991; a sister, Hazel Gaultney, deceased in 1988; a brother, Milton Head, deceased in 1968; a sister, Geraldine Conkle, deceased in 2011;and an infant brother, A.B. Head, deceased in 1932. 

Left behind to mourn her are her children: a son, William Wayne (Barbara) Anthony of Molena, and a daughter, Teresa Anthony (Stan-deceased 2013) Watson of Griffin; grandchildren David A. Harden of Griffin, Shannon Anthony of LaGrange, Lisa Anthony Roberts, Joe Anthony, Casey (April) Clark all of Thomaston and Kelly Clark (Curt) Williams of North Carolina; great grandchildren Madeleine, Brody, Lilly, Ava, Gage, Megan, Taylor and Caitlyn.

Friends and relatives may visit the family at Coggins Funeral Home from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 25, and funeral services will be held in the Chapel at Coggins Funeral Home at 2 p.m. immediately following the visitation on June 25, 2018.The Reverend Geoffrey Zimbleman of Smyrna Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Anthony by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at www.cogginsfuneralhome.com.
 
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Friday, June 22, 2018

MRS. SHELIA CUMBESS MONCRIEF GREEN

Mrs. Shelia Cumbess Moncrief Green, 61 of Thomaston died June 22, 2018 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

Funeral services will be Sunday June 24, 2018 2:00 PM at he Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Green was born July 25, 1956 to the late James Thomas Scarbary and Ottie Grace Hobbs Cumbess. She was member of the City of Refuge Church and retired from Southern Mills with 20 years of service. 

Survivors include her husband Vernon Green of Thomaston, daughters, Karen Moncrief White (Christopher) of Thomaston and Kelly Moncrief Gunnels (Shane) of Macon, step-son, Paul Allen Green -Thomaston, brother, L. Lee Collins of Alvaton, GA, sisters, Hattie Scarbary of Alvaton, GA and Katrina McNair of Atlanta, seven grandchildren, Devin Moncrief Green, Katen Gabriel Green, Allison Paige Cochran, Bridget Leigh Childers, Destiny Grace Cochran, Abigail White and William Cole Cochran.

Mrs. Green was preceded in death by her husband Jeffery Moncrief, parents, William I. and Ottie Grace Hobbs Cumbess, biological father, James Thomas Scarbary and her sister, Angela Fletchinger.

The family will receive friends Saturday June 23, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

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

 

MR. DAVID LEE GRIFFIN, 70

Mr. David Lee Griffin, age 70, of Thomaston, died Friday, June 21, 2018, at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Griffin was born April 18, 1948, in Upson County. He was an electrician for Thomaston Mills and Crown Technologies, and Marine Corp Veteran of the Vietnam War. 

He is survived by his wife, Vickie Griffin; daughter, Tammie McKenley; sons, Jonathan Smith and Todd Griffin; sister, Rexcene Dewberry; grandchildren, Tiffany Mitchell, Rusty Mitchell, Phoebe Smith and Opie Smith. He is preceded in death by his sister, Evelene Williams; and brothers, Bennie Griffin and C.W. Griffin. 

Graveside services for Mr. Griffin will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 24, 2018, form 1:00 - 2:30 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

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

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

MRS. MARY YVONNE YOUNG

Mrs. Mary Yvonne Young, age 67, of The Rock, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at The Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Young was born August 31, 1950, in Pike County, to the late Grover Ferman and Emma Lee Crane. She worked at the Peerless Mill, was a house wife, and a member of Pritchett Memorial Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her husband, Roger Young; son, Lewis (Cindy) Wade; sisters, Lindie Morris and Janie Wright; brother, James Crane; grandson, Michael Wade; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Freddie Crane.

Graveside services for Mrs. Young will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 11:00 AM in Meriweather Memorial Gardens in Manchester. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 9:30 - 10:30 AM at Coggins Funeral Home.

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

Monday, June 18, 2018

MR. GEORGE CLAYTON SIMMONS, 67

Mr. George Clayton Simmons, age 67, of Thomaston Ga, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his residence. 

Mr. Simmons was born August 15, 1950, in Hawkinsville GA, to the late Thaxton and Faustine Davis Simmons. He was a counselor for Jackson State Prison, member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, Sunday school teacher and choir member. 

He is survived by his wife, Jan Simmons; sons, Andy Simmons and Blake (Lauren) Simmons; sisters, Frances NeSmith, and Deborah Simmons; brother, Leroy Simmons; and grandson, Jack Simmons.

Funeral services for Mr. Simmons will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at Coggins Funeral Home. 

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

Thursday, June 14, 2018

MR. WESLEY LAMAR GLANTON, 71

Mr. Wesley Lamar Glanton age 71, of Thomaston GA, died Wednesday June 13, 2018 at his residence. 

The family will receive friends Saturday June 16, 2018 at Coggins Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Mr. Glanton was born April 2, 1947 in Thomaston to the late Emory Newton and Ruby Mae Gossett Glanton. He was retired from Sumter Utilities as a foreman.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Kay Glanton of Thomaston, daughters, Lori Harper and her husband Tony Crews of Thomaston and Sabrina Reid and her husband Frankie of Thomaston, sons, Justin Lamar Glanton and Jimmy Lamar Glanton both of Thomaston, sisters, Faye Perry and her husband Ray of Meansville and Harriett Smith of Thomaston, four grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

You may sign the online guestbook and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Glanton 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, June 11, 2018

MRS. GWENDA LEE JENKINS, 75

Mrs. Gwenda Lee Jenkins, age 75, of Thomaston, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Jenkins, born July 27, 1942 in Moultrie Ga. to the late Lawrence and Lois Carter. She retired from Thomaston Health and Rehab and was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her daughter, Pam Jenkins of Thomaston; sisters, Frances Starley of Thomaston, and Joanne Sledge of Albany. She is preceded in death by her sister, Betty Thrasher.

Memorial services for Mrs. Jenkins will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM.

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

Friday, June 8, 2018

MR. GAYLON RAY CULVERHOUSE, 58

Mr. Gaylon Ray Culverhouse, 58, of Thomaston, died Friday, June 8, 2018, at
Upson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Culverhouse
will be announced later by Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.

MRS. BRENDA FAYE GORDY WILSON, 61

Mrs. Brenda Faye Gordy Wilson, age 61, of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at her residence. 

Mrs. Wilson was born October 8, 1956, in Upson County to the late Willis Simon Peter and Agnes Flournoy Gordy. She retired from Memory Gardens in Manchester as secretary and was a member of Thomaston First Assembly of God.

She is survived by her husband, Randy Wilson; daughter, Heather (John) Hanson; son, Brian (Aaron) Wilson; sister, Debra Gordy; sister-in-laws, Kay Paramore and Glenda Wilson; grandchildren, Lindsey Hanson and Laurie Hanson; nephew, Dakota Gordy; and grand dog, Poseidon.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wilson will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at 3:00 PM at the Pike Assembly of God in Meansville, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

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

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

MRS. MARY SUE PERRY, 78

Mrs. Mary Sue Perry, 78, of Barnesville, GA, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at
her residence. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Perry will be held
Thursday, June 7, at 11:00 AM, at Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will
receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Fletcher-Day
Funeral Home. Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

MS. MARTHA ANN SLAUGHTER DORMAN, 80

Ms. Martha Ann Slaughter Dorman age 80 of Thomaston GA, died Tuesday June 5, 2018 at Brightmoor Hospice. 

Funeral services will be Thursday June 7, 2018 4:00 PM at Crystal Hill Cemetery. 

Mrs. Dorman was born November 28, 1937 in Upson Co., GA to the late Thomas William and Alma Princella Driskell Slaughter. She was retired from Federal Paper Board with 17 years of service and also served as a Crossing Guard with the Upson County School System. Mrs. Dorman was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Tony Ray Fogarty and his wife Donna of Williamson, GA, sister, Mrs. Shirley Mae Collins and her husband Javan of Thomaston, granddaughter, Mary Beth Harrell and her husband Johnathon of Griffin, GA, niece, Lacy Adams and her husband Kim of Thomaston, great niece and nephew, Brianna and Brandon Adams.

The family will receive friends Wednesday June 6, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Dorman by visiting the 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
cogginsfuneralhome@charter.net-

Monday, June 4, 2018

MRS. BEVERLY JEAN MARR KENNEDY , 71

Mrs. Beverly Jean Marr Kennedy age 71 of Thomaston Ga, died Monday June 4, 2018 at Emory University Hospital. 

Mrs. Kennedy was born on May 18, 1947 in Malden Ma, to the late Arthur A. Marr and the late Marjorie Frances Marr. She was formerly employed with the Census Bureau where she worked as a field representative. Mrs. Kennedy was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include her husband Mr. Jimmy Lee Kennedy, sons Mr. Jeffery (Karen) Kennedy, Mr. Bradley Kennedy, sisters Mrs. Janet (Bill) Evison, Mrs. Deborah Beecher, grandchildren Nicholas Kennedy, Madison Kennedy, Gus Kennedy , Calla Kennedy.

Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday June 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at 804 Cherry St. Macon Ga. 31201.

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

Friday, June 1, 2018

MR. DAVID PHILLIP THOMPSON, 74

Mr. David Phillip Thompson, age 74, of Meansville Ga, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at his residence. 

Mr. Thompson was born on July 17, 1943 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Robert Phillip Thompson and the late Mae Thompson. He was formerly employed with Upson Regional Medical Center where he worked as a Phlebotomist for ten years. Mr. Thompson was of the baptist faith. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Priscilla Fortner Thompson, brother Kenneth Thompson. Mr. Thompson served his country in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his daughters Mrs. Wanda (Craig) Sanders of Meansville Ga, Mrs. Melinda (Todd) Mewbourn of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Cheri (Wayne) Nix of Meansville Ga. 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday June 5, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Southview Cemetery on Tuesday June 5, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

MRS. CECILIA BOYD, 94

Mrs. Cecilia Boyd, age 94, of Colloden GA, died Monday, May 28, 2018, at the Columbus Specialty Hospital.

Mrs. Boyd was born August 12, 1923, in Frankeneck/Weinstr Germany, to the late Jacob and Elizabeth Caroline Leidner. She was owner operator of Flint Side Restaurant, in Thomaston; Rathskellar Restaurant, Brocks Cafe, and Cecilia's Green Bar, in Columbus. She was of the Catholic religion. People said "Once you met her, you never forgot her".

She is survived by her husband, Retired Command Sergeant Major, Fort Benning GA, Jess Boyd, to whom she was married for 60 years; daughter, Ilona Host; grandson, Scott W. Davis; great-grandchildren, Scott W. Davis Jr, Joanne Davis Hanney, and Alex Aleman; and great-great-grandchild, Stefan Hanney.

Private entombment services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project:
https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org, .
 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MR. ROBERT STEPHEN SUPPLE, 74

Mr. Robert Stephen Supple, age 74, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements for Mr. Supple will be announced later.

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

Thursday, May 24, 2018

MRS. EUNICE V. DUKES

Mrs. Eunice V. Dukes, age 88, of Thomaston, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services will be Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

She was born October 13, 1929 in Miami, FL to the late Claude Duval and Beulah Viola Duffie Kerney. Mrs. Dukes was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and was employed with Westwood Christian Academy.

Mrs. Dukes was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Monroe Kerney and sister, Kathryn Gerger.

Survivors include her daughters, Donna Rider and her husband Dennis of Alabama, Cynthia Freeman and her husband Jessie of Thomaston, Tommie Jo Murphy of Thomaston, Patricia Hockman and her husband Lenny of Thomaston and Brenda Skurja and her husband Tom of Thomaston, sons, Richard Dukes and his wife Peggy of Florida and George Dukes and his wife Diane of North Carolina, 14 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday May 25, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

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

Monday, May 21, 2018

MRS. INA BELLE W. HAMMOCK

Mrs. Ina Belle W. Hammock, 85, of Thomaston, died Saturday, May 19th, 2018
at Harborview Health Care.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hammock will be held on Monday, May 21st, 2018 at
2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Fletcher-Day Funeral Home with Rev. Brent
Willis officiating. Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The
family of Mrs. Hammock will receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on
Monday from 1:00 PM until the funeral hour.
Mrs. Hammock was born on June 2nd, 1932 in Tallahassee, FL, a daughter of
the late Jim Augustus and Alice McCorkle Wheeler. She had lived in
Thomaston since the age of six.
Mrs. Hammock was employed for many years as a pre-school assistant at Lu's
Learning Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Upson
Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.
Mrs. Hammock is survived by her daughter, Kristi H. (Criss) McAbee of
Thomaston; her son, David Hammock of Kennesaw; six grandchildren, Abby
McAbee (Nathan) McClure of North Augusta, SC, John C. McAbee of Tuscaloosa,
AL, and Matthew Hammock, Jacob Hammock, Reagan Hammock, and Lilianna
Hammock, all of Kennesaw; and two great grandchildren, Calleigh Jane McClure
and Bentley Austin McClure.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Edward Hammock.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and
remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

MR. RALPH AUGUSTA ELLINGTON, AGE 66

Mr. Ralph Augusta Ellington age 66 of Thomaston Ga, died Saturday May 19, 2018 at The Medical Center of Central Georgia. 

Mr. Ellington was born on February 5, 1952 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Ralph Augusta Ellington Sr., and the late Voncille Salter Fowler. He was formerly employed with Windstream where he worked as Regional Manager for many years. He served as an Upson County Commissioner for 6 years. Mr. Ellington served as Chairman of the Thomaston Upson Chamber of Commerce, and was on the board of directors at Flint River Technical College and co founded Northside Volunteer Fire Department.He was active in other civic organizations as well. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his step son Jonathan McCarty.

Survivors include his wife Mrs. Becky Ellington of Thomaston Ga, daughter Mrs. Jami (Shane) Samples of Yatesville Ga, son Mr. Josh (Sarah) Ellington of The Rock Ga, step son Mr. Jamie (Brynn) Gibson of Meansville Ga. brother Mr. Eddie (Nancy Lowry) Fowler of Thomaston Ga, sister Ms. Donna Howard of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Rahyne (Richard) Owenby of Villa Rica Ga, niece Misty Conway. 7 Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. from Northridge Church. Burial will follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Tuesday May 22, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to one of the Volunteer Fire Departments in Upson County.

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

MRS. LOIS JACQUELINE CHILDERS

Mrs. Lois Jacqueline “Jackie” Childers, of Thomaston, Georgia, age 83, died May 21, 2018 at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

Mrs. Childers was born June 24, 1934, in Jasper County MO. She was owner operator of South Pork BBQ, and member of Thomaston First Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Childers. Survivors are her daughter, Pam Stevens of Seattle WA; sons, Larry (Carrie) Bash of Thomaston, Terry (Joan) Bash of Sacramento CA; Tom Stephens of Seattle WA, and Randy (Lisa) Stephens of Thomaston. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Childers will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 12:00 - 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Make-A-Wish Georgia, 1775 The Exchange SE, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30339.

 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

MRS. PATRICIA ANN SCRUGGS ENGLISH, 76

Mrs. Patricia Ann Scruggs English age 76 of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday May 17, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. English was born on December 22, 1941 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Clarence Scruggs and the late Gladys Poteat Scruggs. She owned and operated Armchair Video. Mrs. English was a member of Thomaston First Assembly of God. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Perry English.

Survivors include her daughter Dedra (David Mann) English of Thomaston Ga, sons David (Janice) English of Jacksonville Fl, Donald (Katrina) English of Thomaston Ga, grandchildren Corey (Kitt) English, Taylor English, Casey English, Kyndal Mann.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday May 19, 2018 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 Friday May 18, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

SHELIA RENEE WALKER, 35

Shelia Renee Walker 35, of Thomaston, GA died May 16, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements  to be announced by Coggins Funeral Home.
 
Coggins Funeral Home
321 Hannahs Mill Rd.
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681
706-647-2336 fax
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