Obituaries - Aug. 18, 2008

Helen Thames

Helen Thames, age 95 of McDonough, Ga., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. She was born in College Park, Ga., to the late David and Annie Bell Wright Wesley. Mrs. Thames was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. She was a fantastic cook and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Thames is survived by her children, Douglas A. Thames, Sr. and Claudia Lagasse, both of McDonough, Ga. and Brenda (Lamar) Worthy of Lithonia, Ga.; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Dr. Jack Bartlett officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Sharon Baptist Church Music Department, 536 North Ola Road, McDonough, Ga., 30252. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.