Georgia L. Steelman Thomason, 93, left her earthly home for her heavenly home Wednesday, November 2, 2016. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce, Arkansas. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Hampton, Arkansas. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Thomason was born November 30, 1922. Before moving to Anniston to be close to her daughter, she lived most of her life in Hampton, Arkansas. While in Hampton she worked alongside her husband in the courthouse while he served as Sheriff of Calhoun County and later she was owner of a women's clothing store on Main Street in Hampton. However, her most loved positions in life were wife, mother, and homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Saks. Georgia is preceded in death by her parents, Curtis Steelman and Hattie Jones Raney; husband, Kenneth (K.O.) Thomason; two sons, Howard Thomason and Ronnie Thomason; one daughter, Ann Thomason, and one brother, W.C. Farley. She is survived by one daughter, Phyllis Coleman, of Anniston; six grandchildren, Nancy Thomason, Judy Turner, Jason Thomason, Justin Thomason (Christina Marie), Rhonda (Sean) Johnson and Britt (Courtney) Coleman; sixteen great-grandchildren, Abby Hand, Shelby Bailey, Dalton Turner, Jesse Turner, Dylan Thomason, Christin Thomason, Asia Thomason, Cal-El Thomason, Rogue Thomason, McKenzie Johnson, Maddox Johnson, Brooks Johnson, Cam Coleman, Carlie Coleman, Case Coleman, and Caroline Coleman; three great-great-grandchildren, Kaden, Gammon and Olivia; many nieces, nephews, and friends, and her special fur baby, Casey. Georgia was well loved and will be missed dearly. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bentonfuneralhome.net.
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Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 8, 2016