December 9, 1937 - June 20, 2020
Mrs. Annie LaVerne Thaggard Thompson, age 82, passed away to her heavenly home Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at Piedmont Midtown Hospital in Columbus, GA. She was born December 9, 1937 on her family’s farm near Doerun, GA, to the late Julian Curtis Thaggard and Verna Sikes Thaggard. LaVerne was married to Dr. Charles Albert Thompson and they lived together in Pine Mountain, GA. Both were members and served at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Plains, GA. LaVerne received her undergraduate degree in education from Georgia Southwestern State University and her master’s degree in education from Albany State University. She was a teacher at Morningside Elementary School and Lincoln Magnet School of Dougherty County for many years. She enjoyed preparing delicious meals, singing, sewing, bird-watching, gardening and spending time with her growing family. She leaves behind a legacy of love to be cherished by: her daughter, Mrs. Leigh Ann Henry (Randy) of Albany, GA; daughter, Mrs. Dawn Searcy Swanson (Robert) of Pine Mountain, GA; son, William Christopher Searcy (Jack) of Albany, GA; daughter, Mrs. Robin Thompson Eggleston (Clay) of Dacula, GA; son, Jay Thompson (Jennifer) of Longmont, CO; sister, Mrs. Shelby Snow (Wendell) of Hoschton, GA; brother, the late Julian Curtis “Sonny” Thaggard Jr. (Jackie) of Leesburg, GA; brother, Richard “Dickey” Thaggard (Rosemary) of Doerun, GA; eleven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation will begin Saturday June 27, 2020 at 10:00AM at Kimbrell-Stern in Albany, GA, with a memorial service to follow at 11:30AM. Graveside interment will be after the service at the family cemetery on the Henry Farm at 1830 Highway 377, Smithville, GA 31787. A dinner will be immediately following the graveside service at the farm. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Plains, GA. or your favorite charity.
Mrs. Annie LaVerne Thaggard Thompson, age 82, passed away to her heavenly home Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at Piedmont Midtown Hospital in Columbus, GA. She was born December 9, 1937 on her family’s farm near Doerun, GA, to the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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