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Adelle Adams

Adelle Dozier Adams

Thomson, GA - Mrs. Adelle Dozier Adams, 99, entered into rest Thursday, February 6, 2020, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Frank Logan Adams.

A graveside service was held at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Westview Cemetry, with Dr. David Lambert officiating.

Mrs. Adams was born to the late Tom H. Dozier and India Hawes Dozier in Thomson, Ga. on December 22, 1920.  She was a lifelong member of Thomson First Baptist Church.

Widowed in 1944, Mrs. Adams served as a bookkeeper at Hattaway’s Department Store and then as a sales representative for Metropolitan Life Insurance, retiring from the company in 1986.  In 1972 she was the first female elected to the City Council in Thomson.  She proudly served eighteen years under three mayors and served as Chairwoman of the Water Commission.

One of her special projects was restoring the cemetery on Westview Drive, where she was laid to rest.  Mrs. Adams was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (John Wilson Chapter) and the Colonial Dames.  

She was an avid bridge player, a quilter, a gifted woodworker, a genealogist a gardener, and a wonderful cook.

She is survived by her son, Logan Adams, Athens, GA; grandchildren, Ryan Adams, Athens, GA and Heather Adams, Greensboro, NC; a great-grandchild, Emma Adelle Hope Kilpatrick, also of Greensboro, NC., a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and many dear friends and neighbors who helped so much with her care in the last few years.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Relay for Life.

You may sign the online guest book at

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Rubie Johnson Burnett

Warrenton, GA - Mrs. Rubie Mae Johnson Burnett entered into rest February 4, 2020.

Family members who are left to cherish her memories: a daughter, Tammie Burnett; a son, Barnard Johnson; a step-daughter, Felicia Johnson; eleven grandchildren, Terry Jones Sr., Jermarcus (Kellie) Burnett, Amber Burnett, Shada Burnett, Koby Johnson, Kamari Johnson, Devin Williams, Chianyqual Mance, Jatoriell Mance, Kayla McGahee and Patrick McGahee; nine great-grandchildren, Elijah Brown, Jeremiah Burnett, Ja’Niya Burnett, Tylan Catlin, Evan Catlin, Terry Jones Jr., Destin Jones, Cordell Jones and River Williams; three sisters, Catherine Stokes, Velma J. Ross and Yvonne Johnson; six brothers, William C. (Earnestine) Johnson, Charles W. Johnson, Lamar Johnson, Ralph E. (Gloria) Johnson, Ernest L. Johnson and Hubert (Nadine) Johnson; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A memorial was held February 8, 2020 at Cody Grove Baptist Church, Warrenton, GA with Rev. Andrew Grant, Pastor Rev. Glennie Olive, Officiating

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

Julian Linton Clements Sr.

Dearing, GA - Julian Linton "Speedy" Clements, 89, entered into rest February 05, 2020.

Funeral services were held February 7, 2020 at Dearing United Methodist Church with the Reverend Kim Hancock officiating.

Survivors include his son, Lint Clements (Kathy); his daughter, Lynn Neal (Glenn); six grandchildren, Russ Smith, Jim Smith, Brad Wiley, Stacy Neal, Emily Neal Talkington and Ivy Clements; three great-grandchildren, Brinley Wiley, Weston Wiley, Ella Talkington and one great-grandson due to arrive in April; and his nephew, Eddie Pullen.

Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Leona Johnson Felix

Camak, GA - Leona Johnson Felix, age 76, entered into rest on February 3, 2020.

She is survived by a brother, Tommy Johnson (Peggy) of Warwick, GA; sisters, Linda Sims (Herschel) of Ball Ground, GA and Susan Reese (Johnny) of Camak, GA; sister-in-law, Anne L. Johnson; foster-daughter, Heather Thompson; and foster-grandchildren, Alan Griffith and Karleigh Griffith.

Funeral services were held February 8, 2020 at Norwood Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Harwell and Rev. Frank Thigpen officiating.  

Beggs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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Willie Green

Willie Eugene Green

Thomson, GA  - Mr. Willie Eugene Green, Sgt. U.S. Army, retired, went home to be with the Lord, February 3, 2020.

Funeral services were held February 7, 2020, at Thomson First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Alan Smith officiating.

Interment, with military honors, was held at Centennial Baptist Church Cemetery in Rutledge, GA.

He was born January 10, 1934, in Walton County, Georgia.  His parents were Willie Miller Green and Mary Lou Studdard Green.  He lived in Rutledge in his early years and went to church at Centennial Baptist and attended Morgan County Schools.  He enlisted in the Army.  He married Mattie Bryan Green and they had four children and were married thirty-seven years before her death.

Among the medals he received were the Army Occupation Medal (Germany), National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Bronze Star Medal with V for valor device during one of his tours of duty in Vietnam.

He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, enjoyed fishing, hunting, stamp collecting and our dogs, Blackie and Annie.  He attended Thomson First United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mattie Green; his brother, Jimmy Green; and his sisters, Ethel Sordillo, Jo Anne Kurz, and Kathryn Green.  He is survived by Suzanne Hunt Green, his wife of twenty-four years; his children, Agnes Darlene Westray, Liberal, KS, Eva Mae Osborne, Thomson, Elizabeth Rebecca (Becky) Carla McDowell (Darrell), Hazelhurst, GA, and Willie Eugene Green, Jr. (Tabatha), Harlem; nine grandchildren, William Christopher Mullis-Maleby, Nashville, TN, Judy Marie Thurman, Milledgeville, GA, James David Brown, Covington, GA, Jimmy Lewis Powell, North Augusta, S.C., Melissa Joy Madison, Rebecca Hope Castillo, and Thomas Allen Vickers, all of Alma, GA, Cherelle Arista Green-Rivers, Minneapolis, MN, and Kendrick Dontrell Cummings, Harlem, GA;  great-grandchildren, Dixie and Dylan Thurman, Courtney Wingate, Shree and C. J. Madison, Presley, Felix (Jr.) and Demetrio Castillo,  Shanlee Wilcox, James and Jacob Vickers, and Ava Marie Harper; great-great-grandchildren, Beckett Cochran and Julian Wiley; sisters, Mary Harman, Oxford, GA, Betty Gafnea, Atlanta, GA, and Barbara White (Larry), Kennesaw, GA; brothers, Phil Green, Marietta, GA and William Clifford Green (Glenda), Rockmart, GA; several nieces and nephews; stepchildren, Ronnie (Kim)Hulbert and Ellen Hulbert (Jeff) Strickland; and five step grandchildren.

A special thank you goes to Eisenhower Army Hospital, Family Care of Thomson, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home and Augusta VA Hospital, downtown.

In lieu of flowers, if so desire, contributions in memory, may be made to Wounded Warriors

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

Daniel Gunn

Thomson, GA – Mr. Daniel “Danny” Gunn, 63, of Central Rd. Ext. passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

Danny was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, Georgia, the son of the late Daniel Brown Gunn and the late Diane Baker Gunn. He grew up in Happy Valley, where he spent his early years working at his family's store and farming with his dad. Danny also owned and operated D. B. Gunn Trucking. He was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and youth Sunday school leader. He enjoyed dirt track racing, hunting, traveling and working as a mechanic with his son. In addition to his parents, Danny was predeceased by a sister, Rosanna G. Newman.

Survivors include his beloved wife and best friend of 39 years, Becky Chalker Gunn; son, Justin Daniel Gunn (Lindsey) of Thomson; daughter, Amanda Gunn Rabun (Jack) of Duluth; granddaughter, Lucy Palmer Gunn; and sisters, Debra Skinner (Mike) of Savannah, Dinah Lovins (Darren) of Augusta.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Sweetwater Baptist Church with Pastor Clifton Brown and Pastor Chris Smith officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends and loved ones from 6 until 8 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Lifelink or Sweetwater Baptist Church, 1606 Wrens Hwy., Thomson, GA 30824.

Beggs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA was honored to serve the family of Mr. Danny Gunn.

Herman Barton Hobbs

Thomson, GA – Mr. Herman Barton “Preacher” Hobbs, 85, entered into rest February 5, 2020.

Mr. Hobbs grew up in the panhandle of Warren County, the son of the late Joseph Hobbs and the late Pearl Davis Hobbs.  He was a man unafraid of work, being a farmer all his life, raising hogs, cotton & corn, while working at Jebco for 53 years.  Mr. Hobbs had a quirky sense of humor and never seemed to be in a hurry.  By many, he was known as “Preacher”, but to his grandchildren he was “Bop Bop”.  Mr. Hobbs was a member of Zoar United Methodist Church.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by wife, Annette Smith Hobbs; brothers, Lester Hobbs, Lee Hobbs, and Davis Hobbs; and sisters, Nora Russell, Jeannette Perdue, Bobbie Whitaker, Ann Smith, Iris King, and Doris Sleister.

Survivors include his sons, Mike Hobbs (Judy) and Mark Hobbs (Robbin); sisters, Weslyn McGee, Marion June Widener (Gussie), and Betty Jo Hobbs; sister-in-laws, Maitland Hobbs and Jackie Smith; grandchildren, Ben Hobbs (Shardonnay), Jordan Hobbs (Kaylee), Ethan Hobbs (Christian), and Elizabeth Hobbs; great grandchildren, Preslynn Hobbs and Jenson Hobbs; and special friend, Marie Miller.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Zoar United Methodist Church with Rev. Faye Burgamy officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends from 4 - 6 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zoar United Methodist Church.  The family would like to thank the staff at Thomson Health and Rehabilitation for the loving care they provided.

Beggs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA was honored to serve the family of Mr. Herman Barton “Preacher” Hobbs.

Sheree Lynn Johnson

Boneville, GA  - Mrs. Sheree Johnson, 55. died Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Funeral services were held February 8, 2020, in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jerry O’Neal officiating.

Survivors include her two sons, William Johnson and Cody Johnson, both of Boneville; her mother, Mrs. Clara Owens, Martinez; her father, Norman Owens; her two brothers, Edward Jackson Owens and Michael Dover Owens, both of Augusta; her grandson, Jacob Lee Johnson; and her special friends, Jane and Billy Elmore.

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

Jimmie Dean Jones

Warrenton, GA -  Jimmie Dean Jones passed away February 2, 2020 .

He leaves to cherish his memory, daughter, Anquanette Jones Casey (Donnell) of Charlotte, NC and son Arcephus Jones (Tinisha) and one grandson, Legend Jones of Augusta, GA; fiancée, Minister Angela McGahee and family of Thomson, GA; two brothers, Tony Curtis Jones (Dorothy) of Albany, GA and Rev. Rickey Jones of Norwood, GA; two sisters, Rosa Mae Berry (James) of Norwood, GA and Reanor Woods of Forest Park, GA; a special niece Lynetta Kendrick (Walter) of Warrenton, GA; nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service was held February 8, 2020 at Bethel AME Church, Norwood, GA.

Dawson’s Mortuary, Warrenton, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

David Michael Koscinch

Dearing, GA – Mr. David Michael Koscinch, 75, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020.

Survivors include his son, David A. Koscinch (Cynthia); daughter, Jennifer M. Pearson; six grandchildren, Annamae Scheffy (Ryan), Willow Johnson (Orion), Alexander Romero, Alexis Romero, Alexander Koscinch (Mia), Heather Herd (Caleb); and two great-grandchildren, Arianna Scheffy and Madeline Scheffy.  

No services are planned at this time.

Beggs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Warner Hugh Murphy, Jr.

Thomson- Mr. Warner Hugh Murphy Jr., 52, widower of Mrs. Mary Murphy, died Monday, February 10, 2020, in the University Augusta Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Murphy was a native of Wilson N.C., but had lived in Thomson for several years. He was a welder.

Survivors include his two daughters, Kristen Espiritu and Allison Murphy, both of Dearing: two sisters, Kelly Murphy, N.C. and Katina Keller, Texas; his step-father, Tom Keller; his 4 grandchildren, Zander Espiritu, Ollie Espiritu, Phoenix Espiritu, and Paxton Espiritu; his Fiance, Ann Mooney; 3 step-children, Elizabeth Johnson, Trevor Johnson, and Parker Mooney; 4 step-grandchildren, Cannon Langham, Kyler Langham, Caydence Langham, and Creed Johnson; and 2 nieces, Christina Thomas and Harley Johnson.

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

Randy Bernard Wiley

Thomson, GA – Randy Bernard Wiley, 67, passed on February 3,2020.

Services will be held at 1:00PM on February 15, 2020 at Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. F.D. Favors, Pastor, Officiating.

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

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