Amos Dean Couch

Gibson - Mr. Amos Dean Couch, age 72, was called home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2021. Funeral services were held July 15, 2021, at Fellowship Baptist Church with Reverend Tommy Harwell officiating. Dean served as Sheriff of Glascock County for 12 years before retiring because of health issues. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Gwyn Phillips Couch, daughter, Wendy Denise Hobbs of Gibson, son Philip Eric (Kimberly) Couch of Glenville, and granddaughter, Kelley Grace Hobbs, brother, Jack Weston (Patricia) Moody of Colville, WA, sisters, Nora Ann (Roger) Nicholson of West Union, WV, and Mary Jean Williams of Dearing and nieces, nephews, and cousins who held a special place in his heart. Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Gibson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Cummings

Thomson – Mr. Robert Cummings, 90, passed away July 15, 2021. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM at Westview Cemetery, Thomson, GA, with Elder Jeffery Hobbs, Officiating. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia Daniels

Thomson - Ms. Virginia Daniels, 76, passed away July 17, 2021. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Relatives and friends may call the funeral home. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements. Jacqlyn Davis Thomson - Ms. Jacqlyn “Jacky” Davis, 71, entered into rest July 13, 2021. Left to cherish special memories: a loving daughter, Angela (Mack) Williams of Harlem, GA; two loving sons, Gregory Darell (LaTosha) Davis and Breco (Kenyatta) Davis, all of Thomson, GA; numerous grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; six siblings, Virginia Latimore of Savannah, GA, Bernice (Bobby) Williams, Eva Battle, Charles (Belinda) Davis, Jimmie Lee Davis and Arthur Davis, all of Thomson, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many additional sorrowing friends. Graveside services were held July 18, 2021 at Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Sparta, GA with Elder Jimmy Sturgis, Officiating. Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Maitland Wright Hobbs


Maitland Hobbs

Mrs. Maitland Wright Hobbs, 81, of Stapleton, Georgia, entered into rest on July 14, 2021. Mrs. Hobbs was born in Chester, South Carolina on September 28, 1939, grew up there, and lived in Stapleton most of her married life. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Zelma Wright. She was a Warren County school bus driver for 14 years. She was also a homemaker and known for her homemade biscuits, she loved cooking and especially loved her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Wright and Zelma Proctor Wright; her husband, Joseph Davis Hobbs, Sr.; her sisters, Virginia Salina (Tommy) and Maureen Anspaugh; and her daughter, Desiree Cushman. Her survivors include her sons, Bobby Thomas (Beth), Greensboro, Georgia and Jody Hobbs, Thomson, Georgia; her daughter, Carmen Cromer (Hal), Appling, Georgia; her Aunt, Ruth Proctor; her Grandchildren, Jack Thomas, Will Thomas and Emily Hobbs. A Funeral Service was held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel, Thomson, Georgia with visitation being held one hour before the service. The Interment followed in the Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery, Stapleton, Georgia. Please visit to sign the family’s personal guestbook. The Pallbearers for the service were Jim Rease, Christopher Rease, Jammie Smith, Joey Smith, Mark Hobbs, Barry Russel and Wright Perdue. The family would like to give special thanks to her caregivers, Kimberly Heard and Sharon Rivers. Per CDC requirements, the family will be observing social distancing, and masks are requested and appreciated.  Due to the current national health concern, the family would appreciate any phone calls, cards, texts, and e-mails. Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Maitland Wright Hobbs.

Joan Elaine Iddins

Joan Elaine Iddins, a retired first grade teacher and resident of Gibson, GA and later Doraville, GA, died of natural causes on July 13, 2021 at the age of 85. Joan is survived by her husband, Dr. Charlie Iddins, her daughter, JoLynn Iddins, and her brother, Jerry Joseph Wilcher. Joan was born on March 14, 1936 to Irma and Joseph Wilcher in Gibson, GA.  She graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA in 1957 with a degree in Elementary Education.  She taught first grade at Northwoods Elementary and later Dresden Elementary in DeKalb County from 1957 to 1989 when she retired.  During that time, she earned her Master's Degree in Elementary Education.  She loved teaching first grade and thoroughly enjoyed all of those years of pulling hair, calling names, playing Duck, Duck, Goose and Red Rover, untied shoelaces, and thumb sucking. A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 17th at 2pm at Floral Hills Funeral Home, 3150 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA 30084.  Donations can be made in her honor to Wellroot Family Services (formerly the United Methodist Children's Home) in Tucker, GA. Floral Hills Funeral Home, Tucker, GA is in charge of arrangements.

William C. Mabry

Thomson - Mr. William C. “Bill” Mabry, 81, died July 13, 2021. Graveside services were held July 16, 2021, in the Westview Cemetery, with Dr. Steve Dodson officiating. Survivors include his son, John Mabry, Thomson; his two sisters, Jean Shuler, Griffin, GA. and Carole Mann, Milner, GA.; his stepdaughter, Susan Stewart; 3 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.