Sunday, June 9, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Ruth Burgamy
Ruth Burgamy, 95, of Thomson, mother of Bobby Burgamy, died on Tues., June 4, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Fri., June 7, at Thomson First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from one hour prior to services.
Curtis Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Larry Thomas Coleman
Larry Thomas Coleman, 66, of Whiteoak Rd. in Thomson, Ga., entered into rest on June 3, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thurs., June 6, in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Dunaway officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Larry Morris, Vernon Simons, Leon Wyatt, Jerry Powell, Pat Nordmann and Rusty Hannah.
Mr. Coleman was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, Ga. and was the son of the late George Thomas Coleman and the late Nell Godowns Coleman. He served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. Mr. Coleman was a Utility Construction Superintendent for Murphey Brothers. He attended Little Brier Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Coleman was a faithful and devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 30 years, Gail Morris Coleman; son, Eric Coleman; daughters, Michele Blount and husband Steve, Ashley Garthright and husband Matt; grandchildren, Samantha Sims, Will Sims, Hannah Sims and Ryleigh Garthright; brother, Ronald Coleman and wife Cathy, all of Thomson, Ga.; sister, Angela Wolfe of Panama City, Fla.; adopted son, Mark Coleman; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Hatfield
Barbara J. Hatfield, 81, of Dearing, wife of the late John W. Hatfield, entered into rest on Mon., June 3, 2013.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., June 8, at Bethany Cemetery in Pocomoke, Md.
Starling Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Ernest Hester
Ernest Hester, 83, of Thomson, widower of Kathleen Sturkey, died on Mon., June 3, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Fri., June 7, at Curtis Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
Curtis Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Sam Johnson
Sam Rabun Johnson, 78, of Dearing, husband of the late Nettie Mae Welch Johnson, entered into rest on Tues., June 4, 2013.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Fri., June 7, at Walker Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Starling Funeral Home in Harlem.

Dorothy Parker
Funeral services for Dorothy Parker, 77, of Warrenton, mother of Dorothy Williams, Daisie Burnett, Robin Andrews, Jeanette Ficklin, Danny Carter, & Robert Johnson, will be held on Fri., June 7, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Dawson's Mortuary is handling the arrangements.


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





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