THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Thelma Reese Langham,96, of Ridge Road, widow of Mr. Bunyan T. Langham, died Saturday, July 16, 2005 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2005 in the Washington Heights Baptist Church with Rev. D.L. Sonny Peevy officiating. Burial followed in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Wallace Langham, James Langham, Larry Lendman, Buford Lambert, Lynn Thigpen, Walley Thigpen, George Thigpen and Ronnie Newman.
Mrs. Langham was born February 23, 1909 in Warren County, a daughter of the late J.O. and Theloa Duckworth Reese. She was a homemaker and for several years, worked at a waitress at Rachel's Cafe and Michael's Restaurant. She was a member of Washington Heights Baptist Church for more than 45 years. She was a loving wife and godly mother.
Mrs. Langham was preceded in death by her husband, Bunyan T. Langham; five brothers, Harvey Reese, Earl Reese, G.T. Reese, Pilcher Reese and Leon Reese; a sister, Reba Reese; and a grandson, J.L. Lambert.
She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Blanche Lambert of Warner Robbins, and Waistel and Clemon Thigpen of Thomson; three sons and daughters-in-law, J.W. and Annie Mae Langham of Franklin, Ala., Bunyan T. and Mary Langham, Jr. of Thomson, and Reese B. and Jean Langham of Thomson; four sisters and brother-in-law, Bertha Cheely of Naples, Fla., Kitty Newsome of Coco Beach, Fla., Polly Woodruff of Sardis, and Mary and John Culbreath of Union Point; two sisters-in-law, Edith Reese of Cadley, and Mable Reese of Camak; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, seven great- great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.