CSX CAMAK, Ga. - Mr. Larry Olin Thigpen, 60, of Hwy. 80 N, Camak, Ga., entered into rest September 22, 2007 in Warrenton, Ga. He was the beloved husband of Terry Pate Thigpen. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Vernon Simons, Wayne Hammett, Preston Ashley, Scott Hodgin, Lynn Thigpen, Bobby Mauck, Andy Blair, and Terry Adams. Mr. Thigpen was a lifelong resident of McDuffie and Warren County. He was the son of the late Olin L. Thigpen and the late Mary Landrum Thigpen. Mr. Thigpen was a Baptist and was a retired Signal Maintainer from CSX Railroad after 33 years. Survivors include wife, Terry P. Thigpen, Camak, Ga.; son, Clay Thigpen, Thomson, Ga.; 2 stepdaughters, Teresa Lynn Taylor, Martinez, Ga. and Juanita Elizabeth Ricks, Dearing, Ga.; sister, Barbara T. Clay, Thomson, Ga.; niece, Leigh Anne Davis, Thomson, Ga.; father-in-law and mother-in- law, Lloyd and Juanita Pate, Grovetown, Ga. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association. You may sign the guestbook and view memorial at www.beggsfuneralhome.net . Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Ga. 706- 595-4100.
The Augusta Chronicle-September 25, 2007