Lillie Bell Harris Aldred

Thomson, GA - Lillie Bell Harris Aldred entered into rest December 6, 2019.

Those left to cherish her wonderful memories are: eight children, Rosella (Robert) Mitts of Gibson, GA, Cleveland (Heather) Harris, Janice (Jerry) Berry, Oscar (Sandra) Aldred, all of Dearing, GA, Sheila Aldred Mathis, Thomas (Cynthia) Aldred, Loretta Demmons, all of Thomson, GA and John (Lynchie) Aldred of Warrenton, GA; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; four sisters, Alice Davis of Matthews, GA, Kathy Moss of Thomson, GA, Inez Moss and Betty Moss, both of Newark, NJ; three brothers, Andrea Harris of Wrens, GA, Wayne (Lisa) Harris of Augusta, GA and Milton Moss of Thomson, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services were held December 9, 2019 at Jones Grove Baptist Church in Thomson, GA with the Rev. Robert J. Mixon, Pastor, Officiating.

Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Sterling G Ansley, Jr.

Thomson, GA - Mr. Sterling G. Ansley, Jr., 72, died Thursday, December 5, 2019.

Funeral services were December 8, 2019, in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Don Widener officiating.

Survivors include his daughter, Kim Ansley, Evans; his son, Travis Ansley, Evans; his sister, Becky Ashley (Claude), Thomson; his brother, Steve Wilson (Missy), Thomson; his aunt, Dot Simons Jones (Craig), Yulee, Fl.; and 2 grandchildren; Alexis Ansley and Travis Ansley Jr.

Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Crawford

Thomson, GA – Mr. Thomas Crawford, 70, entered into rest December 6, 2019.

His loving & devoted family will cherish his memories.

A Celebration of Life will be held December 14, 2019 at First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Appling, GA.

D.T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Annette Dent Darby

Thomson, GA – Mrs. Ruby Annette Dent Darby, 76, entered into rest December 07, 2019 in University Hospital McDuffie.

Ann grew up in Thomson, Georgia and was the daughter of the late Edwin Erwin Dent and the late Sarah Corbin Dent. She was a 1961 graduate of Thomson High School and retired as a legal secretary from Wills Law Firm. Ann enjoyed blue grass music, traveling, and most of all she loved her family. She was known by many for her affectionate personality and her devotion as a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.

Survivors include her beloved husband of 32 years Ed Darby; sons, Steve Powell (Kay), Charles “Chuck” Powell (Jenny), Chris Powell (Dawn); daughter, Joy Bowles (Charlie) all of Thomson, GA; sisters, Polly Dent of Snellville, GA, Sandra Swain of Oxford, GA; grandchildren, Brittany DeMaere, Parker Whitaker, Kristen Powell, Payne Powell, Newton Powell, Chappell Powell, Darby Verner, and Austin Bowles and great grandchild, Claire Whitaker.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2019 in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home with Brother Bob Andrews officiating.  Burial followed in Westview Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews.

The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Beggs Funeral Home.

Beggs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia was honored to serve the family of Mrs. Ruby Ann Darby.

Louise Franklin

Augusta, GA - Mrs. Louise Franklin, 93, entered into rest December 5, 2019. Her loving & devoted family will cherish her memories.

Funeral Services are planned for December 14, 2019 at Shiloh Baptist Church, Norwood, GA.

D.T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Martin

Gibson, GA - Mrs. Mary Martin, age 70,  passed  December 7, 2019. The funeral arrangements are currently incomplete, and will be announced at a later date by the funeral home. Relatives and friends of the family may call at the funeral home. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Leanna May

Gibson, GA - Mrs. Leanna “Ann” May, age 99, died December 7, 2019.

Funeral services were held December 11, in the Sheppard Memorial Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home Gibson with Rev. Clarence Thompson, Rev. Mark Stewart, & Rev. Brian Stewart officiating.

One son, Bobby Joe & JoAnn Stevenson of Hallam, NE, survives her.

Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Gibson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Edwin Rivers

Charles Edwin Rivers, 71, died December 6, 2019 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.  His funeral service will be held this Wednesday in the Chapel at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. in Burnsville, North Carolina.  

Mr. Rivers was born on August 25, 1948 in Seneca, South Carolina to Melinda Grace and James Donald Rivers.  Ed earned a bachelor’s degree from  Clemson University in 1971 and had a successful career as a civil engineer working for the Georgia Department of Transportation for 28 years. He married Faye Letterman on June 29, 1980 in Burnsville, North Carolina.   Mr. Rivers was a passionate golfer, avid outdoorsman and adventurous world traveler.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  The memorial service will be officiated by Reverend Dr. Jim Fowler of the Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church and Reverend Dwight Boone from Faith  Baptist Church.

Mr. Rivers is survived by his loving wife:  Faye Letterman; brothers:  James Rivers Jr. and wife, Martha; David Rivers; and two nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association to help fund innovative research, advocacy, and patient support until no more loved ones are lost to heart disease.

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, Burnsville, North Carolina is in charge of arrangements.

 Lizzie Mae Walker

Thomson, GA - Mrs. Lizzie Mae Walker, age 63, passed away December 5, 2019.

The funeral arrangements are currently incomplete, and will be announced at a later date by the funeral home. Relatives and friends of the family may call at her daughter’s residence, Tiffany L. Walker, or at the funeral home.

Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Worrell

Thomson- Ms. Barbara Worrell, 88, Beloved sister of Mrs. Sara Newton, died Saturday, December 7, 2019, in the Thomson Health & Rehab. Ms. Worrell has been conveyed to the McAfee Funeral Home in Greenville, S.C.

Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia handled the local arrangements.

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