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Thackston, Verdun Myers

Age: 92

Mrs. Verdun Myers Thackston, 92, of Griffin, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. She was born in Hartwell, Ga., on Dec. 11, 1918, to the late Rev. W. L. Myers and the late Parry Hall Myers. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. C. Thackston. Mrs. Thackston was a member of West Sunnyside Community Church. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Freeman, of Hampton; daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Randall Norton, of Cartersville; grandchildren and their spouses, Greg Freeman, Jon and Renee Freeman, Tracie and Brian Bresnahan, Amy and David Gay; great-grandchildren, Miranda Freeman, Ashlyn Bresnahan, Dawson Gay, Lexi Gay; brother-in-law, Billy Thackston; sister-in-law, Rachel Thackston House; several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Thursday, March 31, from 1 p.m., until the service hour. Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m., in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. The Rev. Hugh Smith and Rev. Billy Anderson officiated. Interment followed in Berea Cemetery in Hampton. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 West McIntosh Road, Griffin, was in charge of arrangements, www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.