|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1934|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 2003|
Ann Flanagan Thrift
Born in Gainesville, Hall or Telfair County, GA on Aug. 1, 1934
Departed on Mar. 21, 2003 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA
Visitation: Saturday, Mar. 22, 2003
Service: Sunday, Mar. 23, 2003
Cemetery: Kettle Creek Cemetery
Mrs. Ann Flanagan Thrift, 68, died Friday (Mar. 21, 2003) at Satilla Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.
She is a native of Gainesville, GA, but she has lived in Waycross for 48 years. She was an insurance salesperson for nine years with Reserve Life Insurance. She promoted bluegrass music for seven years at the K.O.A. in Atkinson and Manor. She started the Satellite Trio in 1965 and sang gospel music for thirteen years. She was also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
She is the daughter of the Edgar Thomas Flanagan and Rena Mell Teal Bennett. She is preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Newton Powell, and a sister, Betty Flanagan.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Rufe Thrift of Waycross; a special nephew, Michael E. Wilson of Manor; two grandchildren, Justin and Jeremy Wilson of Waycross; six sisters, Faye Gilley of Waycross, Martha Gilley of Steverson, AL, Henretta Hurst (husband Pete) of Waycross, Gail Ogle, Connie Wilson (husband Roy), and Martha Flanagan all of Cartersville; a brother, Bobby Joe Flanagan (wife Irene) of Folkston; a sister-in-law, Dorothy James (husband Clifford) of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday (Mar. 23, 2003) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.
Edgar Thomas Flanagan (1913 - 1961)
Rena Mell Teal Bennett (1917 - 2002)
Rufe Thrift (1930 - ____)*
Ann Flanagan Thrift (1934 - 2003)
Bobby Joe Flanagan (1937 - 2007)**
Henrietta Flanagan Hurst (1940 - 2007)**
Henrietta Flanagan Hurst (1940 - 2007)*
Betty Evon Flanagan Watkins (1945 - 1994)**
Kettle Creek Cemetery
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24421264