SPARTA, Ga. -- Mrs. Thelma Thigpen, 72, of Rout 2 Box 285-C, died Friday, July 30, 1999, at Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. L.T. Crawford officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Thigpen, a native of Hancock County, was a health care attendant. She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Floyd "Bobby" Thigpen Jr.; three sons, Robert Thigpen, New York, and Richard Thigpen and Floyd Thigpen III, both of Atlanta; three brothers, Charlie Butts, Hoover Butts and William Horton, all of Sparta; two sisters, Margie Lewis, Sparta, and Elizabeth Platt, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.
Friends may call at 11 a.m. today at Ingrams Brothers Funeral Home, Sparta.
The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 6, 1999