Friday, May 6, 2022

MRS. LINDA CLAIRE JONES BEST

 Mrs. Linda Claire Jones Best, 74, of The Rock, GA, died Friday, May 5, 2020,

at her residence.  Memorial services for Mrs. Best will be held on Saturday,May 7, at 2:00 PM, at The Rock United Methodist Church.  The family willreceive friends on Saturday from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the church.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. 

Monday, May 2, 2022

MRS. MELBA ELLEN LENDERMAN WINDSOR

 Mrs. Melba Ellen Lenderman Windsor, age 88, of Auburn, Alabama, died Sunday,

May 1, 2022, at the Bethany House in Auburn.Funeral services for Mrs. Windsor will be held Wednesday, May 4, at 2:00 PM,at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Wilson officiating. Interment willfollow in Crystal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00until 2:00 PM prior to the service at Trinity Baptist Church.Those desiring may make memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Windsor toTrinity Baptist Church, 410 South Church Street, Thomaston, GA 30286.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston, Georgia is in charge of allarrangements. Condolences and remembrances may be expressed atwww.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Monday, April 18, 2022

MR. CALVIN CHRISTOPHER WRIGHT

 Mr. Calvin Christopher "Fat" Wright, age 71, of Molena, died Monday, April

18, 2022, at Upson Regional Medical Center.Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 21, at 4:00 PM, in the chapelof Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Interment will follow the service in HendricksBaptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until4:00 PM prior to the service at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Hendricks Baptist Church,2233 Hendricks Church Road, Thomaston, GA 30286.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.Condolences and remembrances may be expressed atwww.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Friday, April 15, 2022

MRS. JUANITA OGLESBEE ALEXANDER

 Mrs. Juanita Oglesbee Alexander, age 94, of Thomaston, died Thursday, April

14, 2022, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Alexander will be heldTuesday, April 19, at 2:00 PM, at First Baptist Church of Thomaston. Rev.Bill Barber will officiate, and interment will follow in South ViewCemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday evening, April 18, from5:00 PM until 6:30 PM at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First BaptistChurch Foundation, 208 S. Church Street, Thomaston, GA 30286.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences andremembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Monday, March 28, 2022

MR. JOHN POPE BARKER JR.

 Mr. John Pope "Johnny" Barker, Jr, age 82, died Sunday, March 27, 2022, at

his home in Molena, Georgia.Graveside memorial services for Mr. Barker will be held Wednesday, March 30,at 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Mark Harrisofficiating.  The family of Mr. Barker will receive friends from 6:00 p.m.until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home,Thomaston, GA.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to ThomastonHospice Foundation, 512 S. Center Street, Thomaston, GA 30286.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.Condolences and remembrances may be expressed atwww.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

MR. JOHN DAVID MULLINS SR.

 Mr. John David Mullins, Sr., 82, of Thomaston, died Saturday, March, 26,

2022, at his residence.Funeral services for Mr. Mullins will be held on Saturday, April 2, at 2:00PM, in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home with Dr. Brad Ellingtonofficiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 1, from 5:00until 7:00 PM, at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Flint RiverCouncil, Boy Scouts of America, 1361 Zebulon Road, Griffin, GA 30224(donations.scouting.org).Fletcher-Day Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences andremembrances may be expressed at www.fletcherdayfuneralhome.com

Monday, March 21, 2022

Harleigh Nicole Alverson

Harleigh Nicole Alverson, age 30, of Thomaston, died, Monday, March 21, 2022, at Upson Regional Medical Center.

Harleigh was born on November 15, 1991, in Thomaston, to Roger Alverson and Connie Rutherford Alverson. She was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.

Survivors include her parents, Roger and Connie Alverson of Thomaston, son, Kyler Alverson of Thomaston, sister, Krysten Alverson of Thomaston, aunt, Kathy Rutherford of Thomaston, nephews, Trent Alverson, Tysun Lowe, and several cousins and friends.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Gary "Whitt" Whittington

Gary "Whitt" Whittington age 76 moved to his new permanent residence on Thursday March 17, 2022 to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. Whitt was born in Stephens County, Ga. Whitt graduated from R.E. Lee Institute in Thomaston and then later served his country in the U.S. Army with the 24th Infantry Division. He retired from the U.S. Federal Government as a facilities engineer with 33 years of service and liked to be called a "government mule."

Whitt was an expert in firearms and enjoyed hunting and trapping in his earlier years. Upon his retirement Whitt moved to his beloved Blue Ridge Mountains of East Tennessee. Whitt was a 32nd degree Shriner- Knoxville, Tennessee, Master Mason of Reliance Tennessee lodge. He was also a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans. Whitt was a servant of Jesus Christ and a member of Springtown Baptist Church in Reliance, Tennessee.

Whitt is survived by one daughter, Michele Whittington Cofer and one grandson Tobin Lee Cofer of Molena. He is also survived by a sister Bobbie Whittington of Charleston S.C, and one brother Michael Whittington of Bellevue, Washington. He was married for 13 years to the former Lynn McRae Tucker of Thomaston. He was preceded in death by his mother Gladys Davis Whittington, his brother James Whitt, and his sister Dianne Lawson.

Graveside Services will be held on Monday March 21, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Morgan Family Cemetery in Reliance, Tennessee.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Friday, March 18, 2022

Mr. Darrell V. Winkler, Sr.

Mr. Darrell V. Winkler, Sr., age 77, of Molena, passed away March 18, 2022, at his residence.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Moody-Daniel Funeral Home

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Mr. Charles Troy Glanton

Mr. Charles Troy Glanton age 66 of Thomaston, passed away Wednesday March 16, 2022 at The Medical Center of Central Ga.

Mr. Glanton was born on September 28, 1955 in Atlanta, to the late Troy Glanton and the late Louise Kendrick Peace. He worked for Standard Textiles in the Maintenance Department for many years. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Milton "Doodle" Glanton.

Survivors include his wife Tammy Glanton of Thomaston, daughters Michelle (Randy) Thigpen of Thomaston, April Ledbetter (Rocky Anderson) of Thomaston, Heather (Damon) Canady of The Rock, sister Diane (Jerry) Pittman of McDonough, 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held on Sunday March 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in Crystal Hill Cemetery.

Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Mrs. Linda Ann Allen Reese

Mrs. Linda Ann Allen Reese, age 69, of Molena, passed away March 15, 2022. She was born in Douglas, GA, daughter of the late Lester Joe Allen and Barbara Ann Hansard Allen. In her early years, Linda worked as a bookkeeper. As her children grew, she became a homemaker, taking them to their activities and events. She was very organized and frugal. She enjoyed reading, antiquing, budgeting, and clipping coupons. Linda was devoted to her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Thomas “Tommy” Floyd Reese, Jr., and her brother, Paul Edward Allen.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Kevin and Candice Reese; daughter and son-in-law: Jennifer and Mike Wallis; grandchildren: Natalie Reese, Garrett Wallis, Brooke Wallis, and Cassidy Reese; sister and brother-in-law: Pam and Ronnie Taylor of Fayetteville; sister-in-law: Kay Allen of Tucker; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, 1177 GA 109, Molena. Pastor Ken Horton will officiate.

Friends may visit the family from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the graveside.

Those wish to make donations may do so to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Linda.

Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Mrs. Sharon Elizabeth McGoey Roebuck

Mrs. Sharon Elizabeth McGoey Roebuck, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at her home on March 12, 2022, surrounded by many who loved her. Born November 3, 1957, in New Rochelle, New York, Sharon had made Georgia her home for decades.

She worked as a Certified Mental Health Peer Specialist at River Edge Behavioral Health in Forsyth for several years. She was an active member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, a people person and a witness for the Lord.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas McGoey and Phyllis Case McGoey and her husband, William “Bill” Roebuck.

She is survived by her step-daughter: Emily Rector (Alexander) of Chicago, IL; brothers: Michael McGoey (Dawn) of Lake Norman, NC and Patrick McGoey (Hanna) of Boca Raton, FL; uncle: Gordon Case (Jeanne) of Los Gatos, CA; cousins: Kathy Youngclaus and Debbie Chambers; many close friends, her Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Family, and her beloved dogs: Cara and O’Reilly.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 4 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home with Dr. Shannon Gordy and Pastor Fred Thompson officiating. There will be a time of visitation for friends and family after the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 14550 US 19, Griffin, GA 30224.