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September 22, 2014
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Carolyn Brockington Thomas, 69, of Waverly, went to be with our Lord on April 13, 2014, after a long illness. She was a lifelong resident of Waverly and passed gently at home.

Mrs. Thomas was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. This large family will truly miss her presence.

She is survived by her mother, Edna Brockington; husband, Robert “Bobby” Thomas; two sisters and brothers-in-law, JoAnn and Clifton Worth and Linda and James Simpson. She was the mother of two daughters, Angela “Angee” and James Gainey, also Robyn Douglas and Michael Rykard. She is also survived by her grandchildren Jamey and Jessica Thomas, Tim Williams and Lisa Robinson, Brock and Jenny Williams, Dayne Miller, Devon Thomas and Megan Clutter, Julie Gainey and Ervin Raines IV, Matthew “Bubba” Gainey, Seth Thomas, and Ashley Deane; great-grandchildren, Jayden Williams, Mason Thomas, Jocelyn Williams, Harlee Williams and Baby Raines.

She joins her father, John C. Brockington, grandchild, Baby Rykard, and two great-grandchildren, Baby Williams and Baby Thomas, in heaven.

A visitation was held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Horse Stamp United Methodist Church in Waverly. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Horse Stamp United Methodist Church with Rev. Gordon Goodwill and Nell Bennett officiating.

Burial followed in the Horse Stamp Cemetery.

Pallbearers included Jamey Thomas, Tim Williams, Brock Williams, Devon Thomas, Bubba Gainey and Morris Worth. Honorary pallbearers include Seth Thomas, Ervin Raines IV, Dayne Miller, James Gainey, Michael Rykard and Jim Miers.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing our online registry at