EVANS, Ga. - Mrs. Helen Frances Lofton Thigpen, wife of the late Louis Grady Thigpen entered peacefully into eternal rest Wednesday, May 27 following a very brief illness. She and Louis were married some 62 years before his passing in 2012. Memorial Services will be Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 3:00pm Platt's Funeral Home, 337 North Belair Rd., Evans, GA. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 2:00pm. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Fran was born in Jefferson County, GA to the late William and Marie Miller Lofton. She lived many places supporting Louis' work, always focused on two things: her family and leading the children in the churches she attended to a deeper love of Jesus Christ. She is survived by her sons, Ronald (Mary Carolyn) Thigpen of Martinez and Stan (Laurie) Thigpen of Spokane, WA. Also a part of Fran's legacy are her grandchildren: Carolyn Thigpen (Jamie) Hodge of Evans, Daniel (Emilie) Thigpen of Walla Walla, WA, Megan Thigpen (Derek) Klassen of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, and Benjamin (Lindsey) Thigpen of Grand Forks, ND. Fran also leaves her sister, Janelle Lofton of Augusta; sisters-in-law, Naomi Thigpen and Ellen Thigpen Wren; special friend, Chip and Donna Woodall and family and many nieces, nephews and beloved cousins. She is predeceased by a brother, Bill Lofton. In lieu of flowers and in support of Fran's great love for ministry to children please make donations to Samaritan's Purse PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Please sign the online guestbook and leave condolences at www.plattsfuneralhome.com. Platt's Funeral Home, 337 North Belair Road, Evans, GA 30809.
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Platt's Funeral Home
337 North Belair Road
Evans, GA 30809
Published in The Augusta Chronicle from May 29 to May 30, 2015