Holmes E. "Buddy" Long
Funeral services for Mr. Holmes E. "Buddy" Long, 87, of Sunnyside Road will be held Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home with the Rev. James King officiating. Burial will follow in Hendricks Church Cemetery.
Mr. Long died Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Upson Regional Medical Center.
Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Long was a native of Upson County. He was born, April 20, 1916, son of the late, Holmes Clemons Long and Dallie Bea Bassett Long. He was retired from the Thomaston Mills Division of Thomaston Mills as a fixer after 38 years of service.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Stephens of Thomaston and Mrs. Kathryn L. Eggleton of Woodbury; two sons, Mr. Stanley F. Long of Thomaston and Mr. Henry H. Long of Stockbridge; a sister, Mrs. Burdie L. Brannon of Thomaston; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.
Visitation will be held tonight from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Annie Ruth Monds
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Ruth Monds, 70, of Prater Street will be held Monday, April 5, 2004 at 1 p.m. from Friendship Baptist Church in the Lincoln Park Community. Rev. Jimmy Lyons is pastor and the Rev. Barney Govan will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Monds died Monday, March 29, 2004 at Upson Regional Medical Center.
Bentley & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include three children, Bruce Monds of College Park, Charlie Zack Monds, Jr. of Thomaston, Tyrone Monds of Newark, N.J.; two grandchildren, Clifton Beckley and Asya Monds; a sister, Mary (Rev. Barney) Govan of Pass Christian, Miss.; a nephew, Jeramy Govan of Gulfport, Miss.; two nieces, Venice Henderson of Mobile, Ala. and Lasundra Govan of Jackson, Miss.; and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss her.
Lottie Mae Garner
Graveside services for Miss Lottie Mae Garner, 74, of Avenue F were held Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at 11 a.m. in Upson Memorial Gardens with Dwain Penn officiating.
Miss Garner died Tuesday, March 30, 2004 at Upson Regional Medical Center.
Coggins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Miss Garner was born in Pike County but lived in Thomaston for several years. She was a member of East Thomaston Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. John Garner and Mr. Willie Garner.
She is survived by her cousin, Jeanette Fleming of Thomaston.
Millie K. Smith
Funeral services for Mrs. Millie K. Smith, 98, formerly of Thomaston were held Monday, March 29, 2004 at 1 p.m. from the Raymond Henry Bentley Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Otis King officiating. Burial followed in the Gatlin's Cemetery of Thomaston.
Mrs. Smith died Thursday, March 25, 2004 at Pine Hill Nursing Center in Byromville, Ga.
Bentley & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
"Grannie" was born on December 25, 1905, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Killings in Cuthbert, Randolph County, Ga.
At an early age she worked for a pepper plant. After the Lord stepped into her life she joined the Woodbury Miracle Fellowship Center in Woodbury where she served faithfully until her health began to fail.
"Grannie" was a loving and outspoken person. She enjoyed making home-made quilts. She was always willing to lend a helping hand.
She was united in holy matrimony to the late Sherman Woodard. To this union one child was born, who preceded her in death, Christine Woodard Sullivan. She later united in holy matrimony to the late Grover Smith. She also had three grandchildren who preceded her in death, Clarence Sullivan, Ida Mae Sullivan and Randy Joe Sullivan.
On Thursday, March 25, 2004 God called "Grannie" home.
She leaves to cherish her memories her six grandchildren, Sherman (Christine) Sullivan, Robert Sullivan, Diane Sullivan, Sandra Sullivan and two that she held dear, Mr. Billy Ray Sullivan and Ms. TeRiser Sullivan, all of Thomaston; 10 great grandchildren, 15 great great grandchildren; a niece, Mrs. Catherine Killings of Cuthbert; a nephew, Deacon Aldine Woodard of Thomaston; a niece-in-law, Barbara Woodard of Detroit, Mich. and a host of relatives and friends who mourn her passing.
Deacon Melvin Thompson Sr.
Funeral services for Deacon Melvin Thompson Sr., 71, of Woodbury will be held Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Woodbury with Pastor J.D. Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Walker Memorial Gardens.
Deacon Thompson died Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at West Georgia Hospice Center in LaGrange.
Bentley & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Carter Thompson of Woodbury; two daughters and three sons, Ms. Sara A. Thompson of Tampa, Fla., Mrs. Virginia (Christopher) Carter of Hinesville, Mr. Melvin Thompson Jr. of Warner Robins, Mr. Lonnie (Philicia) Thompson of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Mr. Davis (Regina) Thompson of Savannah; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; a sister and two brothers, Mrs. Annie R. Passmore of Homestead, Fla., Mr. Richard (Debbie) Thompson of Luthersville and Mr. Emmit Thompson of Woodbury; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mr. Roy L. (Lee) Slaton of Atlanta, Mrs. Mattie (Robert) Whitehead of Key West, Fla., Ms. Addie Myers and Ms. Annie K. Ladd both of Homestead, Fla. and Ms. Annie M. Slaton of Atlanta; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives who will mourn his passing.
Gertrude McDaniel Mooney
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude McDaniel Mooney, 72, of Hampton, formerly of Thomaston will be held Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Mowell & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial, Hwy 54, East of Fayetteville.
Mrs. Mooney died Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Southern Regional Hospital.
Mowell & Son Funeral Home of Fayetteville is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Floyd Mooney of Hampton; two daughters, Sharon Mooney Pugh of Douglasville and Regina Pugh of Juliette; sister, Eula Storey of Thomaston; half brother, Vernon McDaniel of Kernville, N.C.; two granddaughters, Amy Pugh, of Douglasville and Holly Pugh of Juliette.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m.m and 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.