Wednesday, June 29, 2022


 Mr. Milton Hitson, age 80 of Thomaston Ga, passed away Tuesday June 21, 2022, at Eternal Hope Hospice.

Mr. Hitson was born on December 27, 1941, in Pope City, Georgia, to the late Milton Russell Hitson, and the late Josephine Sanders Hitson.  He earned a Masters Degree in Physical Education.  He worked at Upson-Lee for 22 years as a football and basketball coach, and was a member of Christ Chapel Church.  He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife Patti Lynch Hitson of Thomaston, daughter, Tangi Compton of Barnesville, son Jeremy (Jennifer) Compton of Thomaston, brothers, Romey (Debbie) Hitson of Forsyth, Edward “Skipper” (Karen) Parker of Thomaston, and grandchild, Anna Jayne Compton.

Funeral services will be held on Friday June 24, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. from Christ Chapel Church. Burial will follow at Upson Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. at Christ Chapel Church.  

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Christ Chapel Be The Light Fund at 6127 Highway 19 South Zebulon, GA 30295. 

Monday, June 27, 2022


 Mr. Robert Bruce "Bob" Williams, age 73, of Thomaston, died Saturday, June

25, 2022, at Harborview Health Care.Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be held Tuesday, June 28, at 11:00 AMin the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Rev. Travis Graham willofficiate and interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Yatesville. Thefamily will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM atFletcher-Day Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Upson CountyHumane Society, P.O. Box 1152, Thomaston, GA, 30286.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.Condolences and remembrances may be expressed


 Charlie Varner, age 82, died peacefully in his sleep at ManorCare, Decatur,

GA.Graveside memorial services for Mr. Varner will be held Thursday, June 30,2022, at 11:00 AM, in South View Cemetery, with Rev. Andy Cunninghamofficiating.Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.Condolences and remembrances may be expressed


 Mr. Kenneth R. Stansell, age 71, of White Plains, Georgia, died Thursday,

June 23, 2022, at his son's residence in Commerce, Georgia.A service to celebrate Mr. Stansell's life will be held Saturday, July 2, at2:00 PM, at Antioch Baptist Church with his sons officiating.Following the service, he will be laid to rest beside his parents in theAntioch Baptist Church Cemetery.The family will receive friends at Fletcher-Day Funeral Home from 6:00 until8:00 PM on Friday, July 1.In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made toYolany's Hope www.yolanyshope.orgFletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.Condolences and remembrances may be expressed

Monday, June 20, 2022


 Martha Louisa Mullins Brewton went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June

19, 2022.  Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at

2:00 PM, at First Baptist Church, Thomaston, GA, 208 South Church Street

with Rev. Ted Kandler officiating.  The family will receive friends and

family at a visitation held immediately following the service in the

Fellowship Hall at the Baptist Church.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist

Church Foundation, 208 South Church Street, Thomaston, GA 30286 or Thomas

Upson Arts Council (TUAC), 201 S. Center Street, Thomaston, GA 30286.

Remembrances may be expressed at

Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.

Friday, June 10, 2022


 Mrs. Carolyn Arnold McDaniel Gill age 80 of The Rock, GA, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Grady Hospital.

Funeral services will Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Rev. Jason Weeks officiating. Interment will follow in Upson Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Gill was born November 11, 1941, in Troup Co., GA to the late Willie Frank and Maude Buttrum Arnold. She was retired from both BF Goodrich with 10 years of service and Goodys with 18 years of service. Mrs. Gill was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Roy McDaniel, brothers, Gene, Darrell, Edward, and Tink Arnold, sister, Francis Ellerbee, and a great-grandson.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel Gill of The Rock, daughters, Diane Stevenson (A.J.) of Thomaston, Debra Elaine McDaniel of Newnan and Donna Michelle Swails (Roy) of Thomaston, son, Roy David McDaniel of Thomaston, step-sons, Samuel D. Gill, Jr. of Molena and Thomas Bryan Gill of The Rock, sister-in-law, Dorothy Arnold of Milledgeville, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

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

Monday, June 6, 2022


 Juliette Arnold Greivell, age 87, died peacefully, October 30, 2021, at

Seasons Hospice in Cumming, Georgia, with family by her side.A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 11:00AM, in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Andy Cunningham officiating. The familywill receive friends on Saturday, from 10:00 until 11:00 AM, at theThomaston First United Methodist Church in the church parlor.In lieu of flowers, her family requests that any memorial contributions goto First United Methodist Church of Thomaston, P.O. Box 707, Thomaston, GA30286; orMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 4777. New York,New York 10163; orMultiple Sclerosis Center of Georgia, Inc., 3200 Downwood Circle NW, Ste550, Atlanta, GA 30327-1624 Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of all arrangements.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022


 Mrs. Geraldine Smith Walker, age 88, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, May 31,

2022, at her residence.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Walker will be held Friday,

June 3, 2022, at 1:00 PM, at East Thomaston Baptist Church.  Rev. Joey Smith

will officiate, and interment will follow in South View Cemetery.  The

family will receive friends Thursday evening, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at

Fletcher-Day Funeral Home.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to East Thomaston Baptist

Church Benevolence Fund, 206 Park Lane, Thomaston, GA  30286.

Fletcher-Day Funeral Home of Thomaston is in charge of Arrangements.