Gladys Virginia Thames Timmons



Sumter, SC...Gladys Virginia Thames Timmons, age 80, beloved wife of forty years to Noble Sylvester Timmons, died on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Sumter, she was the daughter of the late Frank Allison Thames, Sr. and Edna Johnson Thames. She enjoyed traveling, golfing with her girlfriends and her monthly dinners with the “Dirty Dozen” golf and dinner group. She loved spending time with her family, especially her siblings. Her greatest joy was when her granddaughter came to visit. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Arlan Boggs of Los Angeles, CA and one daughter, Sharron Erskine and her husband Dennis of Atlanta, GA; one granddaughter, Hadley Boggs of Los Angeles, CA; three brothers, Frank Thames, Pete Thames both of Sumter, Randy Thames and his wife Deb of Florence; two sisters, Betty Ann Hatchell of Mt. Pleasant and Jennifer Kolb of Sumter.

Gladys was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Thames; and two sisters, Dorothy Cockrell and Caroline Cody.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery at 1:00 pm.

The family will receive friends on Monday, November 26, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 15, P.O. Box 1193, Sumter, SC 29151.

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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.