We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Thomson
Agnes “Inez” May Rabun, 92, of Thomson, Georgia entered into eternal rest June 22, 2022.
Inez Rabun was born in Thomson, Georgia and lived there most of her life. She was a loving and joyful Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend.
Preceding her in death were father, Bob May; mother, Emma Heath May; husband, Neal W. Rabun; brothers, R.T., Roy, James, Emory, Leon, Emile, George, Willard and Allen; sisters, Virginia Nobles, Geraldine Hall, Mary May and Robbie Crosby Brooks. Survivors include her sister Miriam Usry; three daughters, Mary Lynn (Bob) Raley, Ann Rabun (Rex) Bell, Jill (Chris) Brooks, son Dennis Neal Rabun (Jaymie Boyum) all of Thomson, GA; seven grandchildren, Renee’ (Butch) Askew, Jennifer (Ben) Huff, Beth (Ryan) Neal, Jesse (Catherine) Brooks, Joshua Brooks, Zachary and Sadie Rabun; and six great grandchildren, Raley and Connor Askew, Abbi and Maggie Huff, Harrison and Harper Neal.
She adored attending the annual May-Heath family reunion, talking and reminiscing with many of her 39 nieces and nephews. Inez was a faithful Christian who taught many years of Sunday school and volunteered with the Prepare a Meal program. She was a member of Raysville Baptist Church.
As a homemaker, she loved sharing time with her family and taking care of them. Inez was an avid artist and crafter, known for her ceramic Christmas trees and sewing skills. She was a voracious reader and self-published writer of her memoir, “May Child”. She also worked as a teacher’s aide at Norris Elementary School, arranged flowers at Richards Flowers and Gifts, and worked at Chardan. In 2002, she was awarded the McDuffie County Senior Citizen of the Year for her tireless volunteer efforts, including teaching reading for the Adult Literacy Program. She loved playing cards and board games, flowers, birds, the beach, mountains and camping.
Inez was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, GA. The funeral service will follow in Beggs Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Daniel Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in the May Family Cemetery, 343, May Rd., Thomson, GA 30824. Pallbearers for the service are Joshua Brooks, Zachary Rabun, Jesse Brooks, John McBrayer, Clay Hall, Bill Hall, BJ Crosby, Ted May, Richard May and Connor Askew. Please visit www.beggsfuneralhome.net to sign the family’s personal guestbook.
Memorial Donations may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, Donor Ministries, P. O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607, Thomson-McDuffie County Library, 338 Main St., Thomson, GA 30824 or other favorite charity.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Inez May Rabun.