Sunday, December 9, 2012
By Obit Clerk



Peggy Lynn Abbott
Peggy Lynn Abbott, 49, of Edgar Circle in Thomson, Ga., entered into rest on Dec. 1, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 5, at Washington Heights Baptist Church with Revs. Rodney Peavy and Sonny Peevy officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Peggy was born in Ft. Benning, Ga. but lived in Thomson most of her life. She had worked as a legal secretary and also had been employed by the John Deere Assembly Plant in Grovetown. Peggy was a member of Washington Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Faith Lokey, Lacey Lokey Hughes and husband Michael; son, Tyler Lokey; parents, William “Bill” Abbott and Elaine Pilgrim Abbott; brother, Mike Abbott and wife Barbara, all of Thomson; sister, Linda Barnett and husband Mickey of Newberry, S.C.; and grandchildren, Maddox Redd and Hannah Grace Hughes.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, is in charge of arrangements.

Carlene Douglas
Carlene Douglas, of Lincolnton, Ga., mother of Curtis Douglas & Venus, Lucinda, Edmon, & Robert Crawford, passed away on Thurs., Nov. 29. 2012.
Funeral services will be held on Fri., Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. at New Life Outreach Ministries in McCormick, S.C. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Deborah N. Green
Funeral services for Deborah Neal Green, 51, of Thomson, Ga., were held on Wed., Dec. 5, at Union Springs Baptist Church in Norwood, Ga. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Thomson Funeral System handled the arrangements.

Kathy B. Murphy
Kathy Baston Murphy, 58, of Harlem, Ga., mother of Michael R. Murphy, entered into rest on Mon., Dec. 3, 2012.
Funeral services will be held on Thurs., Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son in Augusta, Ga. Burial will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends on Wed., Dec. 5, at the funeral home.

Edna U. Newsome
Edna Usry Newsome, 90, of Gibson, Ga., died on Tues., Dec. 4, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 7, at Sheppard Funeral Home in Gibson. Burial will be in Gibson United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 6, at the funeral home.

Sarah K. Weeks
Sarah Kelley Weeks, 97, of Wrens, Ga., wife of the late James Edward Weeks, passed away on Tues., Dec. 4, 2012.
Funeral services will be held on Fri., Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel in Wrens. Interment will be in Wrens Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Martha Whitaker
Martha Lillian Whitaker, 96, of Martinez, Ga., wife of the late Percy E. Whitaker & mother of the late Mildred Stephens, entered into rest on Mon., Dec. 3, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 8, at Starling Funeral Home in Harlem, Ga. Interment will be in Harlem Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Fri., Dec. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.


To get these obituaries in print, see the Sun., Dec. 9, edition of The McDuffie Progress.





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