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Obituaries

 

John Thomas Thompson died Sept. 29. He was 83.

Thompson pastored several churches throughout Georgia, including: Providence and Unions Springs churches in Whigham, East Dublin Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church in Gainesville and Statham Baptist Church. In 1988, he was named pastor emeritus at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Gainesville.

In addition, Thompson served in several positions with the Chattahoochee and Appalachee associations.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Majors Thompson of Gainesville; daughter Judy Waters, Oakwood; sons Gene Thompson and Jimmy A. Thompson, Gainesville; brothers Dewey Thompson and Billy Thompson, Cairo; sister Louise Sellers, Florida; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

 

Lee Wilson, pastor of the Clear Creek Baptist Church in Ebenezer Association for the past 27 years, died Nov 30. Wilson served for the past two years as moderator of the Ebenezer Association.

The funeral was Dec. 2 at Clear Creek Baptist Church, Gordon. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Robbie, and other family.