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1930 Helen 2023

Ruth Thomas

November 20, 1930 — December 1, 2023

Blue Ridge, GA

 

Ruth Thomas, 93, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2023, at Life Care Center of Copper Basin in Ducktown, TN. Ruth was born November 20, 1930, in McCaysville, GA to Clyde and Lou Emma Tanner. 

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, D.W. Thomas; father, Clyde Tanner; mother, Lou Emma Tanner; sisters, Evelyn Sisson, Ruby Forrester, Joanne Brown, and Judy Carver; and brother, Buddy Tanner.   

She is survived by her children; Connie (Ike) Grindstaff and Roger (Janet) Thomas, grandchildren; Jeff (Anne Marie) Thomas, Marc (Becky) Grindstaff, and Allison (Erik) Bennett; great-grandchildren; Alex (Avery) Thomas, Rachel (Justin) Smith, Reagan (Josh) Teague, Grace Grindstaff, Isabella Grindstaff, and Jordan Bennett; great-great-grandchildren; Morgan and Skylan Smith; and several nieces and nephews also survive Mrs. Thomas. 


Funeral Service, on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 1:00 PM at Kingtown Baptist Church with Rev Eddie Tanner and Rev. Terry Callihan officiating.
Music Provided by Mary Jo Towe.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Max Sisson, Stacy Towl, Keith Carver, Jeremy Buchanan, Shawn Mashburn, and Kim Corn. 

Interment will follow at Kingtown Baptist Church Cemetery, McCaysville, GA. in McCaysville, GA. 

The family will receive friends at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home on Monday, 4th of December, 2023, from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kingtown Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Thomas.

Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Helen Ruth Thomas; you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, December 4, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cochran-McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel of McCaysville

McCaysville Chapel, 1478 Blue Ridge Dr., Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 4, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Monday, December 4, 2023

2:00 - 2:15 pm (Eastern time)

Kingtown Baptist Church Cemetery

257 N. Church St., McCaysville, GA 30555

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