Thelma E. Heath

Published 9:09 am Monday, June 5, 2017

Thelma E. Heath, age 81, of 1021 Oak Street, Unadilla, died Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Medical Center-Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia.

Born in Hawkinsville, she was the daughter of the late Howard English and Pauline Rucker English.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Unadilla and retired from the Dooly County Schools where she was a lunchroom manager.  She loved flowers and enjoyed working in her yard but her greatest joy was her family.

She is survived by her son, Marty Heath of Cochran; her grandchildren, Candi Heath of Warner Robins, Amanda Heath of Unadilla, Tori Lynn Heath of Athens, Misty Heath Kent (Jeff) of Vienna and Amelia Pritchett (Steven) of Unadilla; her great grandchildren, Hayden Griffin and Raelyn Pritchett

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin F. Heath and her son, Terry Heath.

Graveside services will be at 11 AM Monday, June 5 in Walnut Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Howland officiating.

The family will greet friends 6 – 8 PM Sunday, June 4 at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made to Gideons International, c/o Craig Busse, 24 Coody Dairy Road, Vienna, Georgia 31092.

Friends may sign the online guestbook at

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.