|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 2007|
The funeral service of Thelma M. Klages, 83, of 403 Jordon Road, Leesburg, GA, who died June 20, 2007, will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at The First Baptist Church of Leesburg. Rev. Bobby Harrell will officiate. Interment will follow in Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery.
A native of Berrien County, GA, born to Otis and Blannie Metts, Mrs. Klages grew up in Alapaha. She graduated from Berrien High School and attended business school in Albany.
During World War II, Mrs. Klages was employed with the Brunswick Shipyard and was transferred to Washington D.C. and worked for the Pentagon. This is where she met the love of her life and late husband of forty years, Richard T. Klages, Jr.
Mrs. Klages had resided in Leesburg for the past thirty five years, moving from Albany and was retired from Civil Service in the Material Division at the Marine Corps Logistic Base in Albany. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Leesburg, The Fidelis Sunday School Class and the Thelma Klages Circle.
Survivors include her daughters, Janet Massey of Leesburg, GA and Kate Parrish of Albany, GA three sisters, Latrelle M. Heath and her husband Thomas of Alapaha, GA, Emogen Martin of Lizella, GA and Sandra M. Bock and her husband, Bill, of Columbus, GA, four grandchildren, Marnie Murphy and her husband, Ricky of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Bronie M. Massey of Jacksonville, Fl, Max L. Parrish and his wife, Veronica and Jody L. Massey of Leesburg, GA, and four great-grandchildren, Chet Murphy, Brooklyn Parrish, Christian Murphy and Rex Parrish.
The family will receive friends, (today) Friday, from 6:30 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. at Mathews Funeral Home.
Those desiring may make contributions to Albany Community Hospice, P.O. Box 1828, Albany, GA, 31702
Richard T Klages (1915 - 1985)
Floral Memory Gardens
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Record added: Jun 21, 2014
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