Thurs., May 11
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Annette Langham
Mrs. Annette Langham, 79, of Central Road, Thomson, GA went to be with her Lord on May 6, 2017 at University Hospital.
Mrs. Langham was a lifelong resident of Thomson, GA, and the daughter of the late Clifford V. Palmer and the late Mary Will Rabun Palmer. She worked at WTWA for some time earlier in her life, but after her childrens’ birth became a homemaker, devoting her life to her family. Mrs. Langham spent many years as the church pianist at Mt. Beulah in Warren County. In later years, along with her family, she joined First Baptist Church in Thomson, GA, where she taught Children’s Sunday School for a number of years, was a devoted member and actively involved in the Gleaner’s Sunday School and Women’s Missonary Union (WMU).   She also enjoyed serving as a volunteer greeter at the front desk at FBC for several years.   Being a believer in evangelism, she shared her strong faith with others.  She shared that faith even with the nurses and doctors whom she encountered during her final days on this earth.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Langham was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Ron and Tinye L. Harding.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 60 years, J.C. Langham; son, Cliff Langham (Tanya); and grandchildren, Matthew Harding (Annie), Andrew Harding (Jenny), and Tori Langham; and great-grandchild, Brooks Harding.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Lambert officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be: Chuck Jeremias, Stephen Palmer, Lee Harbeson, Steve Langham, Van Langham and Jimmy Yelton.  The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 p.m., Wednesday in the Atrium of First Baptist Church. 
In lieu of flowers, it is the family’s request that memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1205, Thomson, GA 30824.
Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA is in charge of the arrangements.

Herman McTier
Herman McTier, 82, of Cedar Creek Drive, entered in rest May 6, 2017.
Mr. McTier was born in Jefferson County, GA, to the late Macon McTier and the late Myrtice Smith McTier. He served in the U. S. Navy on the USS Rigel during the Korean Conflict and was the owner and operator of McTier Used Auto Parts for over 50 years. Mr. McTier had a passion for football and stock car racing and was inducted into the Augusta International Raceway Hall of Fame.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years, Tholene Hobbs McTier;  son, Tony McTier (Ann); daughter, Dianne Womble (Russell); brother, Max McTier (Debra); sister, Barbara Bryant (Gerald) and grandchildren, Whitney McTier and Hunter Williams all of Thomson, GA.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Richardson officiating. Interment will follow at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
It is the family’s desire that memorial contributions be made to Briarwood Academy Capital Campaign, 4859 Thomson Highway, Warrenton, GA 30828.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.





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