Elizabeth McGlauflin

Elizabeth D. “Betty” McGlauflin

Evans,  GA. – Mrs. Elizabeth D. “Betty “ McGlauflin, age 89, entered into rest January 28, 2019 at Thomson Health and Rehabilitation.

Mrs. McGlauflin was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the daughter of the late Robert L. Dunn and the late Maybelle Gardener Dunn.  She was a devoted homemaker, wife, and mother.  Mrs. McGlauflin was a resident of Thomson, GA for many years, worked for The McDuffie Progress as the Society Editor, and was a member of Thomson First United Methodist Church before moving to Atlanta, GA.  She was an Executive Secretary and retired to Ft. Myers, FL.   Mrs. McGlauflin returned to GA 12 years ago to reside in Evans and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.  She was a seamstress and taught sewing and enjoyed writing.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. McGlauflin was predeceased by her beloved husband of 68 years, James Albert McGlauflin.  

Elizabeth is survived by her daughters, Sue Hinesley (David) and Nancy Jenkins both of Thomson, GA; grandchildren, Clay Graves, Scott Jenkins and Elizabeth Thompson; great grandchild, Kiera Graves; sister, Dorothy Scott of Evans, GA; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the First Methodist Church, Thomson, GA with Rev. Ronny Brannen and Rev. Lester Jenkins officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10 until 11:00 a.m. in the fellowship hall prior to the service.  A private interment will be held at a later date at Wesley United Methodist Church, Evans, GA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association, or Thomson First United Methodist Church.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA is honored to serve the family of Elizabeth McGlauflin.

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Paulette Smith

Paulette Marshall Smith

Evans, GA – Mrs. Paulette Marshall Smith, 76, entered into rest January 22, 2019.

Mrs. Smith was born in Washington, Georgia, the daughter of the late Paul Marshall and the late Freda McCorkle Marshall. She lived in Thomson, GA most of her life. Mrs. Smith earned an Associate Degree from Massey Business College and worked as an Administrative Assistant at Thomson High School prior to moving to Evans, GA. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening. Mrs. Smith was a member of Warren Baptist Church.

Survivors include her beloved husband of 57 years, Jessie “Donald” Smith, daughters, Dawn Smith Swan (W. Bryant “Bubba”) of Thomson, Brooke Smith Hagler (Ben) of Martinez, and Page Smith Mims (Darrell) of Alabama; seven grandchildren, Will Swan (Charissa), Sara James (Blake), Benjamin Hagler (Eva), Callie Cosper (Mike), Ruthie Hagler, Madeline Paul, and Gavin Mims; and four great grandchildren, Ellie and Stella Swan and Caroline and Henry Cosper.

Funeral services were  held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 25, 2019 in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronny Brannen officiating. Interment followed in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 10 until 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the Smith family.

Dorothy Edith Chalker

Gibson, GA - Mrs. Dorothy Edith Chalker, age 95, died January 21, 2019.

 Funeral services were January 24, 2019 in the Gibson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ed Chance officiating.

She is survived by a son and daughter in law, Tim & Freda Chalker, of Hepzibah, daughters & son in law, Sandra Stringfield, of Gibson, Cheryl & Denny Newsome, of Augusta, sister, Martha Sims, of Stapleton, brothers & sisters in law; Joel & Katherine English, Barksdale & Ruby English, all of Augusta, 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Gibson, Georgia was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Lewis Davis

Thomson, GA – Mr. Robert Lewis Davis, 84, passed January 26,2019.

Family and friends may call the funeral home.

Services will be held 1 PM, February 2, 2019 at Springfield Baptist Church, Thomson with Rev. F.D. Favors, Pastor, Eulogist Rev. Kenneth Hannah, Presider.

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

Rosia B. Demons Mason

Thomson, GA- Rosia B. Demons Mason, 96, passed away January 26, 2019. Relatives and friends of the family may call at Floyd, Jr. & Bernice Demons residence, 2028 Pope Street, Thomson, GA.

Services will be held 1 PM, February 1, 2019 at Springfield Baptist Church, Thomson with Rev. F.D. Favors, Pastor, officiating.

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

Alvester Sheffield, Jr.

Warrenton, GA - Mr. Alvester Sheffield, Jr., 74, passed January 27,2019.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time. Family and friends may call the funeral home. The family will not be receiving friends at this time.

Memorial Services will be held 2 PM, February 2, 2019 at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Warrenton with Rev. Stephen Ivey, Pastor.

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

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