Gertrude Brown Hamilton

Thomson, GA – Mrs. Gertrude Brown Hamilton, 81, passed away May 9, 2020.

The funeral arrangements are currently incomplete, and will be announced at a later date by the funeral home.

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

Hattie Bell Bailey Johnson

Dearing, GA – Hattie Bell Bailey Johnson, 62, passed away May 8, 2020.

Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m. on May 14, 2020 at Westview Cemetery, Thomson, GA.

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

Henry Nathan Kennedy, Jr.

Thomson, GA- Mr. Henry Nathan Kennedy, Jr., 78, died Monday, May 11, 2020, in the Echols Personal Care Home in Rayle, Ga.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A private graveside memorial service will be held with Dr. David Lambert officiating.

Mr. Kennedy was a native and lifelong resident of Thomson. He was a retired Service Technician with Heating & Air. He was a member of the Thomson First Baptist church, where he was a member of the Men’s Outreach Sunday School Class.

He was preceded in death by his parents, H.N. and Clara Kennedy, Sr. and his two sons, John Randall and Ronald Allen Kennedy. Survivors include his son, Hubert Kennedy, Orlando, Fl.; his two daughters, Bonnie Kennedy, Orlando, Fl., and Donna Shelton, Thomson; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may sign a guestbook at the funeral home or online at

Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is in charge of local arrangements.

Sherri Polatty-McDaniel

Harlem, GA - Ms. Sherri DeWitt Polatty-McDaniel, 66, died May 8, 2020.

Sherri is survived by her daughter and devoted caregiver, April Elizabeth McDaniel and Aniston, Sophie, and John Henry - her sweet, furry family members. She is also survived by her son, Robert Edward McDaniel (Jessica) and Millie Reeves.

A private graveside service was held May 11, 2020 in the Harlem Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Larry B. Sims, Jr. officiating, assisted by Rev. David Cooper.

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

Donald Marlowe Newman, Sr.

Thomson, GA – Retired Chief Donald “Donnie” Marlowe Newman, Sr., 62, died Friday, May 8, 2020.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Donna Crews-Newman, Thomson; his mother, Anna Rae Newman; 3 sons, Donald M. Newman, Jr., Paul Newman and Jordan Newman; his daughter, Christa Flores; his stepdaughter, Cassie Bussnell; his sister, Wendy (Harry) Arthur; his brother, Brian Newman; and 3 grandchildren, Christian, Frankie and Lilian.

Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is in charge of local arrangements.

Larry Thomas Nunn

Crawfordville, GA- Mr. Larry Thomas Nunn, 69,went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday May 6, 2020.

Larry proudly served 18 years as Chief of Police for the City of Crawfordville.

Larry leaves to cherish his memory; his wife of 20 years Veronica L. Nunn, daughters Cecelia Stevenson (Jonny), of Grovetown, and Bohdra Stewart, of Crawfordville; sisters Pamela (Newton) Gunter, Brenda Harrison and Jewell Griffin, all of Washington; a sister-in-law Elaine Nunn; grandchildren: Cody Franklin (Sierra), Dustin (Brittany) Franklin and Shannon Stewart; great grandchildren: Levi Langer, Desmond Alexander and Olivia Franklin and one great grandson due in September; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

A Private Outdoor Celebration of Life will be held 11:00AM, May 14, 2020, on the grounds of Robinson Baptist Church in Crawfordville

Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, GA is in charge of arrangements.

John Raymond Roquemore

Thomson, GA – Mr. John Raymond Roquemore, 85, entered into rest May 9, 2020.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is charge of arrangements.

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