Friday, January 19, 2018

MRS. FREIDA HUNTER

Mrs. Freida Hunter age 84 of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday January 18, 2018 at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

Funeral Services will be Saturday January 20, 2018 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Interment in Upson Memorial Gardens. 

The Family will receive friends Friday January 19, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hunter was born December 5, 1933 in Thomaston  to the late Roswell and Lucille Cox Williams. She was a member of Silvertown Baptist Church and retired with 28 years of service from Martha Mills. 

Survivors include her husband Donald G. Hunter of Thomaston , daughter, Alisa Elaine Sanders of Thomaston, grandchildren, William Sanders of Carrollton and Ashelyn Sanders of Thomaston, great-grandchild, Alex Ford

Those desiring, please make Memorials to Easter Seals , 2515 Double Churches Rd, Columbus, GA 31909.

 
 

MR. MACK BENJAMIN HOBBS

Mr. Mack Benjamin Hobbs, age 82, of Thomaston Ga, died Thursday, January 18, 2018, at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Hobbs was born May 16, 1935, in Schley County Ga to the late Burrie Lee and Mary Lucille Cochran Hobbs. He retired from the B.F. Goodrich's Martha Mills with over 44 years of service, and was a member of Clark's Chapel Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Regina Hobbs Knight; son, Robbie Mack Hobbs; brothers, Robert Hobbs, Larry Hobbs, and Billy Hobbs. Survivors are his wife, Betty Hobbs; sister, Emma Lura Hobbs; brother, Willie Boyd Hobbs; son-in-law, Don Knight; grandchildren, Niki (Grant) Kelly and Brianna Knight; great-grandchild, Jade Kelly.

Funeral services for Mr. Hobbs will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Upson Memorial Gardens.
 
 

Thursday, January 18, 2018

MR. EMORY LEROY RICKERSON SR.

Mr. Emory Leroy Rickerson Sr. age 82 of Meansville Ga, died Thursday January 18, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Rickerson was born on February 3, 1935 in Barnesville Ga, to the late Porter Rickerson and the late Mary Stallings Rickerson. He worked as a newspaper printer for many years. Mr. Rickerson served his country in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his daughter Wanda (O.F.) Salter of Albany Ga, son Rick Rickerson of Meansville Ga, 6 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held on Friday January 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. in Fincher Memorial Cemetery.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MR. CHARLES RICHARD MINICK


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

MR. CECIL E. HANEY

Mr. Cecil E Haney, 80, of Thomaston, died Monday, January 15, 2018 at
Brightmoor Hospice.
Funeral services for Mr. Haney will be held Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at
2:00 PM at East Thomaston Baptist Church with Rev. Joey Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens. The family of Mr. Haney will
receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home on Wednesday from 7:00 until
9:00 PM.
Mr. Haney was born in Thomaston on July 16th, 1937, son of the late John
Billy and Beatrice Ward Haney. He was a retired salesman for Talladega
Supply and was a member of the Morningstar Lodge #27, Free and Accepted
Masons.
Mr. Haney was a long-time member of East Thomaston Baptist Church where he
served as a Deacon.
He is survived by two sons, Robert (Clair) Haney of Thomaston and Greg
(Phoebe) Haney of Columbus; and two grandchildren, Becca Haney and Luke
Haney, both of Thomaston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca
Hood Haney in 2012.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and
remembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

THOMASTON ATTORNEY BEN SMITH

Mr. Benjamin "Ben" Terry Smith JR., age 82, of Thomaston, died Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Mr. smith was born Easter Sunday, April 21, 1935, in Atlanta to the late Eleanor Jane King Smith and Benjamin Terry Smith Sr. He attended The Lovett school, East Rivers, Morris Brandon Elementary, Culver Military Academy Indiana (member of the Polo Team and Black Horse Troop) and graduated in 1953; BBA at UGA in 1957; Emory Law School; admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1960, and practiced law in Atlanta and Thomaston; Past President of Griffin Judicial Circuit Bar Association; served in the Georgia Air National Guard as  Staff Sergeant and was awarded the American Spirit Honor Medal during basic training at Sehppard Air Base and received and Honorable Discharge in 1966; and was President of the Mid-Georgia Cattlemen's Association. He managed the family's Windsweep Farm, raised registered Champion Polled Hereford Cattle and homing pigeons. Was a member of the Thomaston First Methodist Church, Sunday school teacher, and member of the Golden Age Men's Club.  He was a former member of the Cathedral of St Philip in Atlanta; founding member of the Atlanta Polo Club; and member of the Piedmont Driving Club.

He is survived by his wife, Katharine Hill Smith formerly of Augusta Ga, whom he married in 1957; daughter, Susan Catherine Smith of Los Angels CA; sons, Benjamin "Terry" (Amy) Smith III of Yatesville and Richard King (Allison) Smith of Johnson City TN; sister, Eleanor Jane Smith Lee of Gainesville GA; grandchildren, Savannah H. Smith, Benjamin T. Smith IV, Ella Hix, David Hix, Logan Smith, and Tristan Smith. 


Memorial services will be Friday January 19, 2018 1:00 PM at First United Methodist Church. The Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service in the church sanctuary.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Thomaston First Methodist Church, 123 Cherokee Rd. Thomaston GA 3026.
Coggins Funeral Home 
321 Hannahs Mill Road
Thomaston, GA 30286
706-647-9681

MRS. MARGARET MOONEY ELLEREE

Mrs. Margaret Mooney Ellerbee, 85, of Thomaston, died Saturday, January 13,
2018 at her home.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ellerbee will be held Monday, January 15th, 2018
at 2:00 PM at Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Upson
Memorial Gardens.
The family of Mrs. Ellerbee will receive friends at the church on Monday
from 1:00 PM until the funeral hour.
Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MRS. EDITH ANNETTE CHATFIELD

Mrs. Edith Annette Chatfield age 90 of Yatesville Ga, died Monday January 15, 2018 at Riverside Health and Rehab. 

Mrs. Chatfield was born on November 14, 1927 in Greensboro Ga, to the late Zebadee Adams and the late Edna Cheek Adams. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Chatfield was a member of Yatesville Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband John Lewis Chatfield, daughter Dianne Allen, son Michael Chatfield.

Survivors include her daughter Janice Crook of Yatesville Ga, sons Steven (Josie) Chatfield of Troy IL, Edward (Vicki) Chatfield of Yatesville Ga, 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday January 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Yatesville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Yatesville United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Friday January 19, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

In Lieu of flowers donations maybe made to Yatesville Baptist Church at 59 College St. Yatesville Ga. 31097.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

MR. BENJAMIN "BEN" TERRY SMITH JR.

Mr. Benjamin "Ben" Terry Smith JR., age 82, of Thomaston, died Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services for Mr. Smith will be announced later.

 
 
Coggins Funeral Home 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

MR. RICHARD LEE LEWIS

Mr. Richard Lee Lewis, age 74, of Meansville, GA died Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin, GA

Memorial services for Mr. Lewis will be Saturday January 13, 2018 2:00 PM at Coggins Chapel. 

The Family will receive friends Saturday January 13, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Coggins Chapel.

Mr. Lewis was born August 20, 1943 Bloomington, IN to the late John and Betty Games Lewis. He served in the United States Army and was retired from Pratt & Whitney as an Engineer with 30 plus years of service. Mr. Lewis was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Thomaston and enjoyed wood working.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Lewis of Meansville, daughter, Patricia L. Brandine of Royal Palm Beach, FL, son, Richard E. Lewis (Matthew Gotwalt) of Mountville, PA, grandchildren, Chase and Taylor Brandine, numerous nieces and nephews.

Those desiring may make memorials to Northside Baptist Church/Building Fund 423 E. County Rd. Thomaston, GA 30286

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

MR. JERRY RAY WADE

Mr. Jerry Ray Wade age 75 of Riverdale Ga, died Monday January 8, 2018 at his residence. 

Funeral services will be Saturday January 13, 2018 11:00 AM At Coggins Chapel. Interment will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

The Family will receive friends Saturday January 13, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Coggins Chapel

Mr. Wade was born on April 15, 1942 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Walton L. Wade and the late Velvia Head Wade. He was formerly employed with J.C. Penny where he worked for 23 years. In addition to his parents Mr. Wade was preceded in death by his daughter Darlene Wade, son Jerry Wade Jr., sister Betty Wade Pasley.

 

MRS. MARY ALICE JIMMERSON BARFOOT

Mrs. Mary Alice Jimmerson Barfoot, age 94, of Thomaston Ga, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at her residence. 

Mrs. Barfoot was born on October 5, 1923 in Thomaston Ga, to the late Warren A. Jimmerson and the late Cora Peugh Jimmerson. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Barfoot was a member of The Baptist Tabernacle. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband George M. Barfoot, brother Peugh Jimmerson, sisters Louciele  McGouirk, Gladys Jimmerson, Maire Jimmerson, Salley Ellington.

Survivors include her daughters Mrs. Brenda Birdsong of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Sandra (Anthony) Trice of Thomaston Ga, Mrs. Peggy (Hulett) Smith of Jesup Ga, son Mr. Sonny (Leigh) Barfoot of Thomaston Ga, sister Mrs. Johnnie Yarbrough of Thomaston Ga, 10 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, 8 Great Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday January 12, 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 Thursday January 11, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

MR. DONALD EUGENE HOLLEY

Mr. Donald Eugene Holley, age 78, of Thomaston, GA, died Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. 

Mr. Holley was born in Upson County to the late Roy Silvester and Annie Eliza Holley. He retired from AT&T with over 27 years of service and was a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Holley of Thomaston; daughter, Neca Holley and son-in-law, Bob Tilley both of Thomaston; sister, Bobbie Bradshaw of Thomaston; and brother, Drew (Simonne) Holley of Woodstock GA. 

Funeral services for Mr. Holley will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Valley Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Coggins Funeral Home.

 

Friday, January 5, 2018

MRS. DOROTHY "DOT" LOUISE ANTHONY HAYES

Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Louise Anthony Hayes, 90, of Thomaston, died Wednesday,
January 3rd, 2018, at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Hayes will be held
Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 11:00 AM, at the Silvertown Baptist Church.
Interment will follow in South View Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 until the funeral
hour. 
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Silvertown Baptist Church
Love Fund, 300 W. Goodrich Ave., Thomaston, GA 30286. Fletcher-Day Funeral
Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

MR. WILLIE ROBERT STRIBLING

Mr. Willie Robert Stribling age 86 of Molena Ga, died Monday January 1, 2018 at Upson Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Stribling was born on October 29, 1931 in Pike County Ga, to the late Inus Stribling and the late Miriam Bridges Stribling.  He worked as Postmaster for the Molena Post Office for many years. Mr. Stribling was a Mason and served his country in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Miriam Huffman Stribling and step son Tommy O'Neal.

Survivors include his son Mr. Robert "Bobby" (Dawn) Stribling of Martinez Ga, step daughters Mrs. Peggy (Robert) Byers of Blairsville Ga, Ms. Linda Stribling of Atlanta Ga, special friend Mrs. Margaret Perkins of Griffin Ga, grandchildren Logan Stribling, Audrey Stribling, Abigail Stribling, step grandchildren Loriann, Melissa, Tony, Joe, Lance & Jennifer, Several Step Great Grandchildren and Several Great Great Grandchildren also survive.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday January 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Stribling Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Coggins Funeral Home on Thursday January 4, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!