Mr. Hugh Thackston
U.S. Army retiree
Survivors include his wife, Mattie Lewis Thackston; one step-son, Sherrill Caldwell, LaGrange, Ga.; one stepdaughter, Joyce Plunkett, Augusta; one brother, James Henry Thackston, Kenbridge, Va.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be members of the U.S. Army Honors Detail.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley.
(From the Augusta Chronicle (GA), 23 Jul 1998)
Mrs. Thackston, a native of Eastman, was a member of Jackson United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherrill Caldwell, LaGrange, and Shirley Plunkett, Augusta; and five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the residence of Shirley Plunkett, or at Starling-Hatcher Funeral Home.
(From the Augusta Chronicle, 31 Jul 2000)
Mrs. Billye A. Thackston
BELVEDERE, S.C. – Funeral services for Mrs. Billye A. Thackston, 77, of Belair Road, Belvedere, SC, who died February 15, 2005, will be conducted Friday morning at 11 o’clock from the Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home. Rev. Henry Payne officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Thackston was a native of Six Mile, SC having made Belvedere her home for the past 54 years. She was a Baptist and retired from Westinghouse at Savannah River Site. Mrs. Thackston was the mother of the late Mark K. Thackston. Survivors include her husband, William M. “Bill” Thackston; a son, Steve Arnold Thackston, Atlanta; a daughter Sandra Roton, North Augusta; a sister, Virginia Merck, Greenville; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Pallbearers will be Al Woodward, David James, Marion Mundy, Fred Holt, Tom Calliham and Julian Cook. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Thursday evening from 6 to 8. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home in char ge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com
(From the Augusta Chronicle, 17 Feb 2005)