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Bernice Jimmy Thrift
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1926
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 2008
Ware County
Georgia, USA

Bernice Jimmy Thrift
(January 25, 1926 - October 3, 2008)

Mr. Bernice "Jimmy" Thrift, 82, of Waycross died Friday afternoon (Oct. 3, 2008) at Satilla Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born in Ware County to the late Carey and Beulah Rogers Thrift and lived here for most of his life. Mr. Thrift was a Veteran of both the United States Army and Air Force. He retired from the United States Postal Service and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Mae James Thrift; two brothers, Elbert Thrift and Clyde Thrift; two sisters, Myrtis Walker and Rachel Brown; a step-son, Harlan James; a grandson, Mark James.

He is survived by a sister, Ruby Lee, Waycross, two step-daughters, Carol Pittman and her husband Nelson, Waycross, Shirley King and her husband Charles, Blackshear, four grandsons, Dean Pittman and his wife Becky, Waycross, Chris James, Scott James and Jimmy James, all of North Carolina; a great-grandson, Zachary Pittman and a great-granddaughter, Nicky Pittman; special nephews, Carol Walker and Glen Walker both of Waycross and other relatives.

A graveside service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 PM at Oakland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 8 pm at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Family links: 
  Carey C. Thrift (1893 - 1973)
  Beulah Bessie Rogers Thrift (1893 - 1960)
  Ida Mae Skidmore Thrift (1909 - 1982)*
  Myrtis Inez Thrift Walker (1918 - 1995)*
  Carey Clyde Thrift (1919 - 2003)*
  Elbert Jackson Thrift (1921 - 1995)*
  Ruby Thrift Lee (1924 - 2015)*
  Bernice Jimmy Thrift (1926 - 2008)
  Rachel Thrift Brown (1927 - 2004)*
  Sarah Etta Thrift (1932 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Oct 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30283482
Bernice Jimmy Thrift
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Bernice Jimmy Thrift
Added by: Jerry Van Herrin
Bernice Jimmy Thrift
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Rest In Peace
- Wiregrass Irisheyes
 Added: Oct. 3, 2008

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