Jeremiah Ivan Blanchard

Thomson, GA – Mr. Jeremiah Ivan passed away December 22, 2020. Left to cherish his memories: a loving mother, Marion Wright Blanchard of Thomson, GA; a son, Jae’von Blanchard of Elberton, GA; a brother, Carlos F. Hill of Augusta, GA; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, many other loving relatives and dear friends. Graveside services were held December 29, 2020 at Mill Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Warrenton, GA with Rev. Leroy Hudson, Officiating. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Opal Dillard

Harlem, GA - Opal Geraldine Dillard, 85 entered into rest December 22, 2020. Funeral services were held December 29, 2020 at Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Left to cherish her memory are, her son, James R. Dillard (Leslie Ann); daughters, Barbara J. Banning (Michael), Jamie A. Mims (Greg), Faye Knight; brother, L.C. Jones; sister, Jennie Weathers; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other family and friends. Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Lucretia Murphy Greenway

Bartow, GA - Lucretia Murphy Greenway passed away December 24, 2020. Graveside services were held December 27, 2020 at the Bartow Cemetery. Survivors include; son, Martin Edward Greenway(Cynthia), Sandestin, FL, Daughters; Lisa Greenway Stevenson(Stevie), Thomson, Cherry Lynn Greenway, Bartow, GA, grandsons Mathew Milburn(Holly) , Dearing and Joshua Stevenson, Thomson; sisters, Jonnie Murphy Boulineau(Billy) and Mary Murphy Kent(Dana) both of Swainsboro, GA as well as several nieces and nephews. Tomlinson Funeral Home and Crematory of Swainsboro, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Carrie Binns Grier

Carrie Binns Grier transitioned into eternal rest December 22, 2020. Graveside services were held December 29, 2020 at Warren County Cultural Center, Warrenton, GA. Left to mourn her passing and cherish her memories are: four daughters, Agnes Berry and Ella Franklin, both of Decatur, GA, Lavania Franklin of Norwood, GA, and Mary Jones of Warrenton GA; two sons, James (Mary) Grier of Warrenton, GA and Winston (Betty Sue) Grier of Thomson, GA; 25 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives. Dawson’s Mortuary, Warrenton, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Billy Wayne Hill

Thomson, GA - Billy Wayne Hill departed this life on Monday, December 21, 2020. He leaves to cherish his memory: a daughter, Tanise Hill (Jeffery Johnson, fiancé), both of Thomson, GA; a loving mother, Virginia Hill of Thomson, GA; two grandchildren; three aunts, Louvenia Hamilton, Flora Mae (Jerodus) Allen, all of Thomson, GA and Ester Terry of New York; one uncle, Hardwick Harris of Columbus, OH a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside services were held December 26, 2020 at William Hill Cemetery, Thomson, GA with Rev. Timothy West, Officiating. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Mima Hill

Thomson, GA – Mima Hill, age 83, passed away December 27,2020. Arrangements are incomplete. Relatives and friends may call the funeral home. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Rita Kaye Howard

Warrenton, GA - Mrs. Rita Kaye Howard, age 62 of Main Street Warrenton entered into rest Saturday, December 26, 2020 at her residence. Because of the families respect and concern for public health and safety during this COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a celebration of life held at a later date. Kaye a native of McDuffie County, GA was the daughter of the late Winifred Jennings Edmunds and Harold Edmunds. She was a retired art teacher with the McDuffie County Board of Education. In addition, she also retired from CVS/Revco with 21 years of service. A member of the First Baptist Church of Thomson she had been a resident of Warrenton since 1996. Survivors include her sister, Jane Edmunds of Warrenton, a “special daughter” Tammie Rhodes of Thomson, a “special granddaughter” Emma Rhodes of Athens, a niece, Meg (Stevie) Williams of Avera, nephews, Randy (Lori) Tucker of Evans, Rod (Anne) Tucker of Appling, and Stacey (Leslie) Tucker of Norwood. She was preceded in death by a sister Becky Edmunds Tucker and a brother Harold Jackson Edmunds . In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be made to the Kaye Howard Memorial Fund at Maxwell Elementary School 520 Mt Pleasant Road Thomson, GA 30824 or to the GCG Scholarship Fund, Warrenton Garden Club C/O Mrs. Beth Bean 207 Davis Street Warrenton, GA 30828. Please visit www.lowefuneralhome.net to sign the online register book. Lowe Funeral Home 77 W. Gibson Street, Warrenton, GA (706)465-3333.

Oran E Hunt

Thomson, GA - - Mr. Oran E. “Sonny” Hunt, Jr., 76, died December 27, 2020. Graveside services were held December 29, 2020, in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating. Survivors include his daughter, Pamela K. Rodgers, Thomson; his sister, Patricia Ann Dekle, Louisville; his grandson; his two nieces,; and his nephew Curtis. Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Ray H Lampp

Thomson, GA- Mr. Ray H. Lampp, 78, died December 26, 2020. Graveside services were held December 28, 2020, in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Faye P. Lampp, Thomson; his two sons, Tony Lampp, Sandersville and Stevie Lampp, Thomson; three step-children, Trish Farr, Eddie Marsh, and Michael Johnson; 7 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Jessica Virginia Howard Lazenby

Thomson, GA – Mrs. Jessica Virginia Howard Lazenby, age 55, passed away December 28, 2020. The funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Relatives and friends of the family may call at the residence or funeral home. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Rodgers Luckey

Augusta, GA - Mrs. Joyce Rodgers Luckey, 92 passed away December 26, 2020. Mrs. Luckey is survived by her brother, Billy & Gladys Rodgers; children, Brenda & Jim Van Fossan of Savannah and Lloyd Luckey of Evans; grandchildren, Jamie & Ken Benfield of Rincon, and Cole Luckey of Augusta; one great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Benfield; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held December 28, 2020 at Dearing United Methodist Church Cemetery. Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Rosa Hall Mathis

Warrenton, GA – Mary Rosa Hall Mathis, age 71, passed away December 27, 2020. Services will be held privately. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Angel Ortiz Santiago

Harlem, GA - Mr. Angel Ortiz Santiago, 67, passed away December 26, 2020. Angel is survived by his wife, Janet Ortiz; son, Angel “AJ” Ortiz, Jr.; daughter, Jennifer Roseanna (Cember) Ortiz; brothers, Mael Maisonet and Domingo Ortiz, Jr.; sisters, Anna Ortiz and Milagros Ortiz; and three precious grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 1 PM, Thursday, December 31, 2020 in the Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel. Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Simmons

Gibson, GA - Mrs. Barbara Simmons, age 77, died December 27, 2020. Private services will be held for the family. Barbara is survived by son & daughter in-law, John & Sara Simmons of Mitchell. Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Care of Gibson is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Skinner Gay Whitaker

Dearing, GA - Mrs. Margaret Skinner Gay Whitaker, 78, entered Heaven’s gates on December 23, 2020. Margaret is survived by her husband, Charles Whitaker; two daughters, Terrie (Richard) Reeves and Teresa (Jerry) Rockefeller; brother, Leonard (Gina) Skinner; sister, Cheryl (Roger) James; grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and other family and friends. A celebration of Margaret’s life was held December 27, 2020 at Dearing Full Gospel Church. Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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