Frances Garrison Thomas
Frances Garrison Thomas, 85, of the double churches community, passed away early Monday morning, September 29, 2014, at the Athens regional Medical Center.Born October 19, 1928, in Franklin County she was the daughter of the late John McCall and Victoria Martin Garrison. She was the widow of the late Gomer Mitchell Thomas, and mother-in-law of Leisa Thomas. The last member of her immediate family, she was the sister of the late Betty Caudell, Marie Caudell, Mary Lee Caudell, Ollis Garrison, Wayne Garrison, Branson Garrison, Glenn Garrison, Fred Garrison and Ralph Garrison. She was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church.She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda & Billy Hallford of Toccoa, and Sandra & David Marchman, of Lavonia, and son, Larry Thomas of Carnesville. Five grandchildren: John Hallford, Jason Hallford, Nathan Marchman, Eric Marchman, and Logan Thomas, Seven great-grandchildren: Jessica Hallford, Derek Hallford, Ansley Hallford, Holly Marchman, Ethan Marchman, Daniel Marchman, Chloe Marchman, and Asher Marchman; and a number of nieces and nephewsFuneral services will be 11am Wednesday morning at the B. D. Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Wade Bridges. Grandsons, great-grandsons, and nephews, roger and Mike Thomas will service as pallbearers.The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Ginn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 37, Carnesville, Ga 30521, or to the family to help with the expenses. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.