JACKSON COUNTY – Thomas Giles, 63, died Monday, February 2, 2009.
A native of Oconee County, he was the son of the late Albert and Nettie Mae Griffeth Giles. He was retired from the University of Georgia Dairy Science Department and was a member of New Life Worship Center.
Survivors include his wife, Wyonia Wyatt Giles; daughters, Wyonia Ann Fryer, Donna Ruth Henry, Katriana Lynn Hantus and Melissa Taylor; sons, Bobby, Patrick and Michael Wilfawn; brothers, Charles, Marion and Marvin Giles; sisters, Alberta Ashley, Irma Jean Bradshaw and Mary Bradshaw; 10 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, February 8, at 2 p.m., at New Life Worship Center in Statham, with the Revs. Leon Pass and Charles Giles officiating. The family will receive guests at the residence following the service.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.