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2012-07-12 / Obituaries


Ann Lyle Jeffrey, 71, of Thomasville died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at her home. She was born April 7, 1941 in Benham, Ky. She was a retired secretary at Thomasville United Methodist Church where she was also a member and was active in the UMW and the choir. She was a past member of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army and was a Red Cross volunteer. She was also a member of the Thomasville Research Club.

Funeral services were Friday, July 6, at Thomasville United Methodist Church with Revs. George Sedberry, Robert Warren and Phil Craddock officiating. Internment followed at Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph William Jeffery of Thomasville; two daughters, Leigh Jeffrey Walter (Dr. Mark Walter) of Vestavia Hills and Jennifer Jeffrey Parten (Rev. Ty Parten) of Thomasville; sister, Rosemary Tanner of Marietta, Ga.; five grandchildren, Hannah Claire Walter, Samuel Mark Walter, Zoe Ann Parten, Isaac Jeffrey Parten and Sarah Elizabeth Parten; niece, Lynn Tanner; nephew, James Tanner.

Pallbearers were John Nichols, Billy Dozier, Jeff Gibson, Brent Megginson, Chris Beverly, Stevie Ward, Earl Parrish and James Tanner.

Honorary pallbearers were Jack Bishop, Harry Hodges, Hardie Kimbrough, Stan Wilborn, Henry North, Gerald Corgill, Wade Ward, Marshall Parten, Ed Sensintaffer, members of the Thomasville United Methodist Church UMW, the Thomasville United Methodist Church choir, the Salvation Army Advisory Board members and volunteers of the American Red Cross.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, the United Methodist Children’s Home, St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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