Ms. Blondell Jackson Thomas, age 73, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at a local health care facility.

                Ms. Thomas was born in Cherokee County, AL, on December 6, 1946, daughter of the late Foy Jackson and the late Dorothy Barnes Jackson.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her previous husband, Phil Potts, by her nephew, Jeff Lewis, and by her great-nephew, Brian Lewis.  Ms. Thomas was known for her many years as a machine operator at Carter’s Custom Carpet.  Ms. Thomas was a member of Old Huffaker Baptist Church.  She loved every moment with her family, especially her granddaughter, Georgia.

                Survivors include her daughter, Kim Lewis (James), Ludowici; 2 sons, Johnny Stephens, Ludowici, and Tony Potts (Cassie), Rome; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; her sister and best friend, Peggy Smith, Rome; nieces and nephews; her beloved dog, Athens.

                Funeral services for Ms. Thomas will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with her son, Tony Potts, officiating and delivering the eulogy.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

                A private family visitation will take place.  Those wishing to attend should contact her son, Tony Potts, to receive the details.

             Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of funeral arrangements.

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