Thomasville Times Enterprise

Obituaries

December 2, 2013

Ann Fleming Cone

THOMASVILLE — Services for Ann Fleming Cone, 84, of Thomasville, will be held Wednesday, at 10 a.m. at City Cemetery in Pelham at the Whiddon family plot. The Rev. Dr. Dave Dorst will officiate. A lifelong resident of Thomasville, Mrs. Cone died peacefully Nov. 30, 2013 at Archbold Medical Center. Born November 28, 1929, on Thanksgiving Day at Archbold, Mrs. Cone was the oldest child of the late Harvey Allen and Vera Darnell Fleming, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life, Rodney, in 2011 after lovingly being his caregiver for six years as he battled dementia. A graduate of Thomasville High School and Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Mrs. Cone was a school teacher in Boston before beginning a tenure as kindergarten teacher at First Presbyterian Church of Thomasville. A lifelong member of FPC, Mrs. Cone is fondly remembered for her lengthy service as a Sunday School Teacher and later a nursery worker where she cared for "her children". Besides her work in the Sunday School and nursery programs, Mrs. Cone was an active participant in the Chancel Choir. When her husband Rodney was diagnosed with dementia, Mrs. Cone became a fixture at Plantation Manor support group and often offered nurturing advise on this terrible disease. She remained active in the group even after his passing in 2011. She is survived by her children, Carol Cone Griffin of Thomasville, Maryann Cone Voyles (Fred) of Griffin, and Rodney Allen Cone (Diana) of Thomasville. Mrs. Cone is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kristopher Voyles (Chasity) of Griffin, Rick Voyles of Atlanta, Megan Cone Kent (Manning) of Atlanta, Chad Cone of Atlanta, Brett Griffin of Thomasville and Anna Griffin of Atlanta. Mrs. Cone is also survived by one great-grandchild, Gabriel Voyles of Griffin; and two step-grandchildren, Claire and Robert Sears of Houston, Texas. Surviving siblings are Harvey Fleming (Mary Gene) of Pensacola, Fla., Mary Alyce Cordell of Roswell, Becki Allison of Cleveland and Guerry Fleming of Leesburg. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home, 10451 Hwy. 84 East, Thomasville, Ga. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the First Presbyterian Church Christian Education Department, 225 E. Jackson St, Thomasville, Ga. 31792, or the Jim Neill Memorial Foundation, c/o Community Foundation, 135 N. Broad St., Thomasville, Ga. 31792. Visitors may sign the register book online at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com. — Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Do you believe Israel's invasion of Gaza is justified?

Yes
No
     View Results
Video
Sports Pulse
Must Read
Must Read