Charles Jethro Thain

Charles Jethro Thain

Charles Jethro Thain, age 87, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Agrace HospiceCare, Fitchburg. Charles was born on November 14, 1924 in Metter, Georgia, the son of Charles and Ella (Bessinger) Thain Sr. When Charles was young his parents passed away and he went to live with his aunt and uncle Lewie Stammers and Terah Thain, who raised him. Charles became a servant unto the Lord in 1947 serving in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi and finally Wisconsin. He is survived by his brother, Willie Harold Thain; Sister-in-law, Alice Thain; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his aunt and uncle; brothers Mendes Thain and Benny Thain; sisters, Nellie, Emmaline, Mary, Pearl Taylor and Lucille Colson; and sister-in-law Louise Thain.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at the WISCONSIN DELLS CONVENTION, 3127 County Road Z, Wisconsin Dells. Visitation will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the convention. Services will take place at a later date in Georgia with burial to follow in the Thain Family Cemetery, Metter, Georgia.