JC Ballard

Augusta, GA - Mr. JC Ballard, formerly of Thomson, departed his earthly life January 9, 2019.

Left to cherish precious memories: a son, Dewayne Ballard of Warrenton, GA; a step-son, Willie Joe Blount of Thomson, GA; a sister, Joann (Julius) Howard of Augusta, GA; two nephews, Melvin Owens and James (Tameka) Few, both of Augusta, GA; a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial was held January 19, 2019 at New Hope Christian Church, Thomson, Georgia.

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

Rev. Gordon Eugene Evans

Thomson, GA- Rev. Gordon Eugene Evans departed this life January 13, 2019.

His life will be forever cherished by his loving & devoted daughters, Shatega Evans of Thomson, Georgia & Tashaonda Humphrey of Stockbridge, Georgia; grand-daughter, Albria Jackson of Thomson, Georgia; sister, Cathy Williams of Illinois; nieces, Takeshia Howard,  MyKayla Mays, Amiyah Howard all of Chicago Heights, Illinois; nephews, Quentin Cole & Corey Howard, Jonjuan Gardener, Jr, Jayce Gardner, Quentin Cole, Jr & Sebastian Wiggins all of Chicago Heights, Illinois; two best friends, Jerry Ivery & Leroy Commander both of Thomson, Georgia and a special friend, Tyrone Lowe of Lithonia Georgia, a forever friend, Loleater Gibson of Vallejo, California and a host of devoted aunts, uncles, cousins & friends.

Funeral Services were held January 19, 2019 at 1st Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Appling, GA.

D.T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy “Dot” Marsh

Thomson, GA - Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Marsh, 86, entered into rest January 18, 2019.

Graveside services were held January 20, 2019 in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Hank Wilson Officiating.

She is survived by her son, Rex Marsh (Ruby) of Thomson; sister, Vera Rabun of Thomson; brother, George Landrum (Agnes) of Norway, South Carolina.

Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia was in charge of local arrangements.

Alan Shapiro

Jewell, GA - Mr. Alan Shapiro, 67, died January 13, 2019 in his home in Wildwood, Fl.

Funeral services were held January 18, 2019, in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Judy Shapiro, Jewell; his daughter, Rebecca Shapiro, Jewell; three sons, Robert Shapiro, James Shapiro, and Timothy Boatright, all of Jewell; and his brother, Howard Shapiro.

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

Miriam Smallwood Shelton

Martinez, GA. – Mrs. Miriam Smallwood Shelton, 87, passed away January 18, 2019 at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mrs. Shelton was a native of Glascock County, Georgia and the daughter of the late Oscar Smallwood and the late Annie Raley Smallwood. She was a homemaker and lived in Augusta and Martinez most of her life. Mrs. Shelton was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shelton was predeceased by her husband, Milburn Shelton and grandson, Justin Shelton.

Survivors include her son, Tim Shelton (Lynn) of Thomson, GA; daughters, Dianne Waters and Cindy Kamaka (Neal) all of Evans, GA; brother, Ralph Smallwood of Martinez, GA; sisters, Margaret Thompson of Thomson, GA, Becky Smallwood of Martinez, GA; grandchildren, Melanie Glassco (Craig), Katie Whitley (Matt), April Kamaka, Cpl. Matt Kamaka, William Shelton (Michelle); and great grandchildren, Alex Glassco, Samantha Whitley, Grady Whitley, Carrie Anne Shelton and Maddie Shelton.

A graveside service was held Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery with Pastor Lee Roberts officiating.

It is the family’s request that memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church, c/o 6263 Euphrates Church Rd., Gibson, GA 30810.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA was honored to serve the family of Miriam Shelton.

Charles "Chad" Davin Starnes

Harlem, GA – Charles "Chad" Davin Starnes, 34, entered into rest on January 14, 2019.

Graveside Services were held January 17, 2019 in Bellevue Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Nick Bates officiating.

He is survived by his parents David and Jeanette Starnes; his grandmother, Ann Rhoden and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Starling-Evans Funeral Home, Harlem, Georgia was in charge of arrangements.

Lillie Queen "Kitty" Rivers Tarver

Warrenton, GA- Lillie Queen Rivers Tarver, 73, passed January 17, 2019.

Family and friends may call at the residence or the funeral home.

Service will be held January 24, 2019 at New Salem Baptist Church, Warrenton, Georgia.

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

Henrietta Rose Wells

Harlem, GA – Henrietta “Rose” Wells,  passed away from this earth January 15, 2019.

Graveside Services were held January 19, 2019, in the South Harlem Memorial Gardens with the Chaplain Dusty Wammack officiating.

Family members left to cherish her memory and to make her proud are her children, Linda Hair (Donald), Diana Hatcher (Brian) and Cheryl Wells; Grandchildren, Keith Hair (Lori), Paul Hair (Sandra), Kara Hawkins (Kevin), Blaire Conner (Mark), Jessica Wells and Irene Brazell; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Starling-Evans Funeral Home, Harlem, Georgia was in charge of arrangements.

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