Obituaries - Nov. 9, 2008

Bonita Spence Williams

Bonita Spence Williams of Smyrna passed away Nov. 9, 2008. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 at 1 pm at Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors. Interment will be held at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery in Macon, Ga. at 4 p.m. The family will recieve friends Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. prior to service. Bonita was recently retired from the Federal General Services Administration. She is survived by her father, Billie Spence, Sr., Blakely; son, Ted L. Williams, Jr., Smyrna; fiance, James P. Goins, Sr., Smyrna; sisters, Brenda Kemp, Jonesboro and Beverly Gurley, Jonesboro; brother, Billie Spence, Jr., Blakely; nieces and nephews. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow in charge of arrangements. 770-961-2828.

Mrs. Trudean Butler "Trudy" Thomas

Mrs. Trudean Butler "Trudy" Thomas, age 69 of McDonough passed away Nov. 7, 2008. Trudy was born in Greenwood, S.C. on Aug. 21, 1939. She graduated from Fulton High School in Atlanta in 1957 and retired from Wachovia Bank. She married the late Farrell S. Thomas on June 29, 1957, who died on Sept. 10, 1991. Survivors include her son and daughter in law, Timothy F. (Wanda M.) Thomas; granddaughters, Natalie Gayle, Rebekah Jill, and Meredith Hope; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 10, 2008 at 2 p.m. from Bethany Baptist Church. Rev. Al O'Quinn and Rev. Chuck Shepard will officiate. Mrs. Thomas will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens in Forest Park. Friends visited the family Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of Mrs. Thomas. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga. 30253, 770-914-8833.

Mr. George White

Mr. George White, age 40 of Jonesboro, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Billie T. White; mother, Margaret White of Atlanta; brothers, Larry White, Jr. of Dahlonega and Jason White of Ohio; sisters, Angie White of Atlanta; sister-in-law, Betty Thompson of Hiawassee; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. Interment Morrow Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro/Stockbridge (770) 210-2700.