Mrs. Betty Sue Bowden Thigpen, 79, passed away on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Ivey Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Freddy Hogg officiating.
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.
Published on October 17, 2017