W. Judson Thomason Laurens William Judson Thomason, 63, of 703 Parkview Drive, husband of Joanne Waldrep Thomason, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, in Largo, Fla. Born in Laurens, he was a son of the late William McCuen and Carrie Mae George Thomason. Mr. Thomason was a member of Laurens First Methodist Church and served our country during the Vietnam War as a 1st Lieutenant. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two daughters, Kathryn Adikes and husband, Robert K. Jr., of Largo, Fla., and Caroline Bland and husband, Charles, of Irmo a brother, George McCuen Thomason of Ruston, La. a sister, Emma Katherine Ballenger of Richmond, Va. and five grandchildren, Kirk, Caroline, and Elizabeth Adikes, and McCuen and Yates Bland. A memorial service will be 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006, at First United Methodist Church, conducted by Revs. Bill Rogers and Bill Vines. The committal will be prior to the service at 10:30 a.m. in Westview Memorial Park with Military honors. The family will be at the residence, and will receive friends after the memorial service in the church. The family respectfully requests memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 244 West Main St., Laurens, SC 29360 or to Fisher House Foundation, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852. This program allows families to unite and stay with their seriously wounded service members for extended periods of time. The Kennedy Mortuary, Laurens.
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