Evans, GA - Carlee Thompson Thomas, age 84, entered into rest on Friday, November 29, 2019- one week following the four-year anniversary of her beloved husband’s death. Carlee was born in Screven County to the late Cardell Thompson and Myrtle Waters Thompson. She spent the majority of her life in Columbia County where she was well known for her cooking abilities and where she was loved as a lunchroom lady at North Columbia Elementary School and Brookwood Elementary School. She attended Sharon Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Carlee is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Arbie F. Thomas, Sr.
She is survived by her two children, Arbie Thomas (Cathy) of Ft. Mill, SC and Janet Carlton of Evans, GA; five grandchildren, Sarah Willis (Josh), Art Thomas, Sam Thomas, David Watkins, and Ashlie Carlton; sister, Marilyn Freeman of High Point, NC; and her extended “family” at Elmcroft of Martinez, GA.
Visitation: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Platt’s Funeral Home Belair Road location, 337 North Belair Road, Evans, GA 30809.
Celebration of Life: Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Platt’s Funeral Home, Belair Road location in Evans, GA, with Rev. Andy Collins officiating. Graveside service following at Screven County Memorial Cemetery in Sylvania at 3:00 PM.
Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, 106 SRP Drive, Evans, GA 30809.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of the local arrangements. www.thomsponstricklandwaters.com
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