Susan Yvonne Turnage Thomas
March 25, 1936 - June 10, 2021
Susan Yvonne Turnage Thomas, age 85 and a resident of Thomas, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 10, 2021 surrounded by her family. She loved to bake and cook for her friends her specialty was meatballs and spaghetti. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She attended Bible Baptist Church. She has a special place in heart for her pet dog “Lucky”.
Survived by: Son: Mark Thomas of Thomas; 4 Daughters and sons in law: Joan and Ronnie Nielsen, Joyce and Calvin Magee all of Hackley, Susan and Keith Bonvillain of Augusta, GA, Sharon and J.L. Beckett of Stateline; Grandchildren and spouses: Vickie and Mike McNeal, Rhonda and Julian Thomas, Sgt. Christopher Nielsen and Heather, Pamela and Cody Brumfield, Joseph Magee, Jonathan Magee, Tamra Bonvillain, Michelle and Matthew Colon, Sgt. Maj. John Beckett, Jr. and Erika James W. Beckett, Jessie and Joey Jenkins, Jessica and Ryan Gore, Johanna and Dustin Nielson, Ashley McCain and Talmus Wilson, Jimmy W. Thomas, Jr.; Great grandchildren and Spouses: Kayla and Justin Bryson, Landon Magee, Trey and Hannah McNeal, Dustin and Stephanie Fortenberry, Brianna and Bennie Spears, Brandyn and Abbie Jones, Hunter Jones, Christian Nielsen , Logan Nielsen, Addison Nielsen, Michael Nielsen, Adelaide Gaudreau, Kruz Blair, Korbyn Brumfield, Hayden Magee, Kaitlyn Magee, Anderson Magee, Ella Magee, Gabriella Colon, Lily Colon, Oliver Colon, Dylan Mitchell, John Beckett, III, Aden Jenkins, Caroline Jenkins, Colton Nielson, Rhett Nielson, Kamryn Wilson, Kaelle Wilson, Tre’ Wilson, Jaiden Thomas; Great great grandchildren: Layton Spears, Thomas Bryson, Katie Mixon, Alyssa McNeal, Colton McNeal, Max Fortenberry, Luke Fortenberry; Numerous nieces and nephews who were very special to her and many friends
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Herbert Wilson Thomas, a son Jimmy W. Thomas, her parents Marcus and Lucy Duncan Turnage, and 7 siblings.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home on Saturday, June 12, 2021 fro, 5 PM until 8 PM and after 11AM Sunday. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Harold Gaddy, Rev. Leon Hickman and Bro. Duane Ball officiating. Burial will follow in the Thomas Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Christopher Nielsen, J W Beckett, Julian Thomas, Mike McNeal, Jimmy Thomas, Jr., Matthew Colon, Dustin Nielson, John Beckett, III
Honorary Pallbearers: Ronnie Nielsen, Calvin Magee, Keith Bonvillain, J L Beckett