Mrs. Sharon A. Thomas

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Memorial services for Mrs. Sharon Thomas, age 52 of Andersonville, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Good News Ministry in Americus, Georgia with Bishop E.J. Wallace officiating.

Mrs. Sharon Thomas, daughter of the late Geraldine Rucker and the late William Gilbert, was born September 17, 1963 in Macon County, Georgia. “Cherry”, as she was affectionately called, accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior at an early age and joined the First Salem Baptist Church. During her elementary school years, she moved to Florida and attended the public schools of Broward County, Florida. She moved back to Georgia in her early twenties and married the late Willie Thomas. She worked at the Andersonville National Cemetery for many years and also did private duty nursing. Cherry started attending Good News Ministries in Americus, Georgia over a year ago and rededicated her life to Christ. She was cared for by her devoted husband Benjamin, nursed by her sister Teresa, and loved by her other sisters and brothers, nieces, nephews and cousins. She loved her family and church family. She departed this life Friday, November 20, 2015 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Benjamin Turner of Andersonville, Georgia; her sisters and brothers: Wilma Gilbert (Charles) of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Teresa Sneed, William Erving Gilbert and Sandra Gilbert of Montezuma, Georgia, June Gilbert, William Otis Gilbert and Tracy White of Boynton Beach, Florida; her step-children: Willie Jett Turner (Debra), Amos Jett Turner (Bobbie Sue), Benny Jett Turner (Kathleen), Eddie Jett Turner (Janice), Verrell Turner (Michelle), Katisha Ivey (Antonio) of Alabama and Darrell Turner (Tamara) of Texas; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Rodger Turner (Cora), Richard Turner (Gloria) and Martha Burks (Eddie) of Alabama; aunts and uncles: Elizabeth Ann McLean, Reatha Jones (Alton), William Harris (Thelma), and Gloria White; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and friends.



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D Stevenson United States
12/29/2015 3:46:55 PM #

I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family for the loss of your dear loved one. The Bible promises that the dead will live again. Please draw comfort from these scriptures: Job 14:14; John 5:28, 29.


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