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Evelyn Franklin Thomason
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Funeral services for Evelyn Franklin Thomason, 80, of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Franklin and the Rev. Chris York officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Gardens Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomason died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, following a recent decline in health.

Born Jan. 8, 1934, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Arlin and Cleo Jameson Franklin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Omer and Ruth Thomason; brothers-in-law, Bill Glore and Lee Sellers.

Mrs. Thomason was an active member of Antioch Baptist Church, where she was in the ladies adult Sunday School class. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Howard Thomason of Mt. Airy; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Larry Parham of Mt. Airy; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Teresa Thomason of Mt. Airy; brothers and sisters-in-law, the Rev. Kenneth and Marilyn Franklin of Cleveland, Douglas H. and Jimmie Sue Franklin of Clarkesville, and Johnny and Karen Franklin of Mt. Airy; brother, Earnest Franklin of Demorest; sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Ray Rice of Cornelia; sisters, Joyce Glore and Dorothy Sellers of Cornelia; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Melvin and Marybelle Thomason and Bill and Maxine Thomason, all of Carnesville; grandchildren, Julia Thomason Braswell (James) of Clarkesville, Andrea Thomason of Mt. Airy, Brittany Parham of Mt. Airy; great-grandchildren, Chloe and Colton Braswell of Clarkesville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, June 20.

Flowers are accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1855, Clarkesville, GA 30523.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.

The Northeast Georgian

Friday, June 20, 2014