LaFayne Jones Thomas, 87, of Folkston, GA passed away July 17, 2018 at Folkston Park Nursing and Rehab. She was born February 20, 1931 in the Traders Hill Community of Charlton County to the late James Carl “Buck” Jones, Sr. and Martha Agnes Jones.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son: Joseph Edward Thomas; a grandson: Brian Thomas and a sister: Iris Alderman.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years: Junior Thomas; 2-Children: Layton (Cindy) Thomas and Suzanne (LeVance) Gay; 2-Grandchildren: Dusty (Ashley) Thomas and Rachel Gay; 3-Great Grandchildren: Griffin, Weylin and Tinley Thomas; a brother: J.C. “Carl” (Carol) Jones, Jr.; a sister: Sylvia (Clyde) Woolard; a brother-in-law: Hadsel Alderman and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Thursday, July 19 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 10-11:30 AM. Graveside funeral services will be held July 19 at Pineview Cemetery at 11:30 AM with Rev. Gene McCullough officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Friends of Charlton Co. Library, 1291 Indian Trail, Folkston, GA 31537, Georgia Hospice Care, 777 Glouchester Street, Brunswick, GA 31520, or Prospect United Methodist Church, 29931 Highway 121, Folkston, GA 31537.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.