Thomasville Times Enterprise

February 24, 2014

Sara Frances Thomaston


THOMASVILLE — Services for Sara Frances Thomaston, 73, of Thomasville, are at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Allen & Allen Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Laurel Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Carl Wells will officiate. Pallbearers are Edward Haire, Phil Clay, Roger King, Kenny Hood, Ricky Blalock and John Maddox.  Mrs. Thomaston went home to be with her heavenly father on Feb. 23, 2014.  She was born Jan. 7, 1941, the daughter of Curtis Odell Martin and Evelyn Christine Martin, both of whom predeceased her.  On Feb. 1, 1955, she married her faithful and loving husband, Marion Eugene Thomaston, who survives her. Surviving Mrs. Thomaston is her daughter, Carol Willis (Danny) of Pavo; granddaughter, Danielle Matthews (David), their daughters, Abby Matthews and Maggie Matthews; and granddaughter, Jessica Willis.  A daughter, Marsha Ann Thomaston, predeceased her mother. Her brothers, Odell Martin (Hope) of Cairo, Wayne Martin (Martha) of Thomasville, also survive as do her sisters-in-law, Mildred Knighton, Catherine Thomaston, Helen Williams, Evy Finch; and brother-in-law, James Thomaston (Staffie). Also surviving Mrs. Thomaston is numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. Mrs. Thomaston was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She had a great love for flowers and gardening and was a member of Nocturne Garden Club and later Briarcliff Garden Club.  She was an accredited Flower Show Judge and a member of South Georgia Judges Council of The Garden Clubs of Georgia Inc.  A special thank you to Singletary’s Flowers and Gifts, and Marge Willis and other garden club members for designing and arranging the blanket using flowers from Mrs. Thomaston’s garden. Friends and family are invited to sign the online register at —  Allen & Allen Funeral Home