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August 31, 1938 - October 16, 2017
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at Williams Funeral Home of Gordon from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Mrs. Thigpen was a native of Pelham before making her home in Ivey. She was the daughter of the late, Emmett Franklin and Bessie Lee Yancey Bowden, and predeceased by a sister, Elise; and brothers, Harris and Clarence.
She is survived by her husband, Herbert Thigpen; children, Sandra Johnson, Brenda Blizzard, Richard Stapleton, all of Ivey, Troy Stapleton of N.C.; Marcey Lyle (Stacy) of Ivey, Byron Skomp (Crystal) of N.C; stepson, Ricky Thigpen (Cathy) and Randy Thigpen (Linda) of Milledgeville; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren.
in memory of Betty
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Williams Funeral Home of Gordon
179 Milledgeville Road, Gordon, GA, United States
Ivey Baptist Church Cemetery
107 Church Street, Ivey, GA, United States