Anna Charles Hollis

Buford, GA (HOLLIS)- Anna Charles Hollis, 6, of Buford, GA died September 16, 2018. A memorial service was held Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at Gwinnett Church, 300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Sugar Hill, GA 30518 with the Rev. Jeff Henderson officiating. Anna Charles, was a member of Gwinnett Church, was a first grader at Buford Elementary School, played tennis, was active in gymnastics, and loved to dance and sing. Preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Larry Hollis and uncle, Michael Scott McQuaig, Jr, she is survived by her parents, Benji and Lee Anna Hollis; sister, Everlee Scott Hollis all of Buford, GA; maternal grandparents, Dr. Michael and Ann L. McQuaig of Thomson, GA; paternal grandmother, Debbie and Stuart Banks of Marietta, GA; aunt, Wendi Hollis Donehoo. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to, Online condolences may be sent by visiting Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory Duluth Chapel (770) 476-2535.

Tron Demetrius Lampkin

Thomson, GA – (Native) - Tron Demetrius Lampkin departed this earthly life and went to be with the Lord on  September 11, 2018.

Tron graduated with the Thomson High School Class of 2012.

Those left to cherish his wonderful memories and mourn his passing are: a loving mother, Sheila Walker of Augusta, GA; two loving fathers, Tildon Walker of Augusta, GA and Pierce Lampkin, Jr. of Thomson, GA; sisters, My’Shomontikya Winfrey, Wyneka Curry both of Thomson, GA and Moriah (Antonio) Dewalt of Newberry, SC; brothers, Mickey Pahn, Jordan X. Lampkin, both of Augusta, GA and LaQuinton Walker of Thomson, GA; god-sister, Denitra Kendrick of Augusta, Ga,  grandmothers; Eleanor Cummings of Thomson, GA and Chiwonia Birt (Al) of Augusta, GA; a special grandfather, Pastor Eddie Johnson of Augusta, GA; two devoted children raised as his own; Serenity Coleman and Raheem Ritter of Warrenville, SC; aunts, Linda Butler (Charlie), Deborah Stephens (Pernell), Min. Leanna (Robert) Thorpe, all of Thomson, GA, Patricia (Maurice) Powell of Girard, OH, Angela Miller of Fayetteville, NC, Ada (Larry) Cozart of Farrell, PA, Tamika (Bruce) Jordan, Cynthia (Robert) Henderson, Shelia Dunn, Alicson Roberts, all of Augusta, GA, Dana (Will) Thomas of Grovetown, GA, Michelle Lampkin of Las Vegas, NV and Carolyn (Rev. Kenneth) Hannah of Wrens, GA; uncles, Robert L. Butler Jr., Charles (Lillie) Cummings, all of Thomson, GA, Robert Edward (Amie) Butler of Farrell, PA, Brad Lampkin, Chris Lampkin, Cary (Tonya) Roberts, Jr., Wayne Roberts, all of Augusta, GA; nephew, Julian Curry of Thomson, GA; special grandparents, Dorothy Howard, Bishop Winston Grier, both of Thomson, GA and Elder Eddie (Loreen) Johnson of Augusta, GA; special aunts/uncles, Whitney (Antonio) Hudson, Tawanda (Gerald) Harris, all of Augusta, GA, LaRhunda (Tyson) Howard, Aretha Howard, Kawanda (Lannis) Hill, Shatar Twitty, Denise Cody, David (Wanda) Howard, all of Thomson, GA, Bridget (Gary) Jordan of Grovetown, GA and Victoria (Nathan) Cunningham of Augusta, GA; fourteen special cousins, Quineshia Butler (Joseph), Rolando Johnson, Johnathan Johnson, Brittany Huff, Jessica Huff, Steven Howard, Brandon Huff, Torrie Battle Jr.,La’Quona Evans all of Thomson, GA, Romeo Jordan, Kiersten Perkins, both of Grovetown, GA, Aja Cunningham and Nathan D. Cunningham, both of Augusta, GA; a host of other relatives and many dear friends.

Jimmy Lee Steptoe

Thomson, GA –(Native) - Jimmy Lee Steptoe, 83, entered into rest September 12, 2018.

He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a retired District Supervisor and Captain with the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources.  After retirement, Mr. Steptoe worked with the McDuffie County Health Department, was a McDuffie County Deputy Coroner, and volunteered with Disaster Relief

Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years, Yvonne Steptoe; son, James Patrick Steptoe (Minda) of Grovetown; daughter, Jill Morris (Joel) of Graham, NC; brothers, Bobby Steptoe of Statesboro, GA and Billy Steptoe of Savannah, GA; sister, Ruby Lee Hutchison of Statesboro, GA; 4 grandchildren, Jade Kelly, Hattie Marandici, Malone Morris, and Stephanie Lynn; and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held September 15, 2018 in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Malone Morris officiating.   A graveside service was held September 17, 2018 at Eastside Cemetery, Statesboro, GA.

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

Harold Whitney (Chip) Wallace (III)

Thomson, GA -Harold Whitney Wallace III (Chip,) 68, entered into rest September 13, 2018.

Through his years as an attorney he worked as a district attorney, spent many years in private practice, and finished his career as the Circuit Public Defender for the Toombs Judicial Circuit.

He is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Nancy of Thomson, Georgia. He is also survived by his son Whitney (Lindsey,) daughters Kimberly (Marc), and Courtney (Matt) and his five grandchildren, Matthew, Wallace, Lila James, Ellie, and Quentin. He is also survived by his brother Richard (Rebecca). He is also survived by his beloved dog, Jinx.

A memory of life held at Beggs Funeral Home in Thomson, Georgia on September 19, 2018, followed by a graveside service at the Madison Cemetery, Madison, Georgia.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia in charge of arrangements.

David Harold Welch

Thomson, GA -David Harold Welch, 69, was born July 16, 1949 in Augusta, GA to the late Johnny R. Welch and Margaret Rabun Welch. He died Sunday, September 16, 2018, in Thomson, Georgia.

Mr. Welch had lived most of his life in Thomson. He was retired from Tracy Lucky Pecan Company and was a member of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers. Larry Welch, Claude Welch, Jimmy Welch and Terry Welch and one sister, Peggy Welch Hillman.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth Meadows Welch of Thomson, Georgia. He is also survived by his sons, David “Snowball” Welch (Candy) and Felton Welch (Jennifer) and his   daughter, Cheryl Welch Neal (Bryant) all of Thomson, Georgia, five grandchildren, Colby Welch, Daniel Welch, Noah Welch, Matthew Welch and Kaylee Welch, two sisters-in-law, Rita Welch and Sandra Price as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

There will be a funeral service held in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel in Thomson, Georgia on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Bryant Neal and Rev. Don Widener officiating. Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery in Dearing, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 9:00 am until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Walker Cemetery Fund c/o Warren McCorkle, 4669 Adams Chapel Rd., Dearing, Georgia 30808.

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

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