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Joseph "Joe" C. McCommons

August 30, 1944 ~ July 28, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Joseph "Joe" McCommons Obituary

Joseph Claude “Joe” McCommons, Sr., 78, of Thomson, passed away on July 28, 2023, following an extended pulmonary illness. He was born on August 30, 1944, to the late William Benjamin McCommons and Louise Lunsford McCommons. Joe is survived by his beloved wife, Frances Brooks McCommons, and their three children: Joseph “Joey” McCommons, Jr., Ashlie McCommons Williams (Chuck), and Brooks McCommons (Christine). Additionally, he leaves behind five loving grandchildren: Laura-Kate Williams, Blaine Williams, Neely McCommons, Bennett McCommons, and Banks McCommons. He is also survived by his brother, Bill McCommons, and his niece Cathy McCommons Stott (Glen) and nephew Ben McCommons (Deborah),

Joe was a graduate of Thomson High School, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, and the University of Georgia. He retired from Prudential Insurance Company after a 26-year career. Married for 53 years, Joe cherished his wife, children, grandchildren, family and many close friends.

Throughout his life, Joe was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Thomson, where he was a long-serving deacon and a member of the Joy Seekers Sunday School class. A dedicated servant, Joe was passionate about loving people. His faith in Jesus Christ and his genuine love for others fueled his purpose for life. He was known for encouraging others, often through thoughtful texts and phone calls. He was a selfless man of integrity who had a positive impact on countless individuals.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Go and Tell Mission Fund or the Capital Improvements Fund at First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1205, Thomson, GA 30824.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2023, in the Thomson First Baptist Church, with Dr. David Lambert and Dr. Jimmy Elder officiating. Burial will follow in the Westview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday in the Atrium of the church. Friends may call at the residence or at the Curtis Funeral Home.

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August 1, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Thomson First Baptist Church

Funeral Service
August 1, 2023

11:00 AM
Thomson First Baptist Church


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