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Maree Howell Thrash

August 28, 1950 — March 30, 2024

Appling, GA

Maree Howell Thrash

Augusta, GA – Maree Howell Thrash entered into rest on March 30,2024. Leaving behind her beloved husband Jim Thrash after 51 years of marriage. (This was known as the perfect marriage) In 1950, Maree was born to the late John Gross Howell and Betty Perryman Howell in Atlanta, GA. She grew up in Thomson GA. and graduated from Thomson High School in 1968. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Thomson choir from an early age through High School. After graduation she moved to Augusta, Ga and attended Augusta College. In 1972, Ree married the love of her life Jim Thrash. After 14 years at C&S bank she was able to enjoy retirement with her children and grandchildren. Ree was an avid Georgia football fan, a longtime member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She affectionally was called “ReeRee" by her grandchildren but known as "Luv" to her husband. She will be missed by all.

Family members, in addition to her husband, include her daughter: Elizabeth Ann Thrash; son: James E. “Jimbo” Thrash, Jr.; grandchildren: Madison Reese McGuire, Peyton Thrash McGuire, Reese Calloway Thrash, James Walker Thrash; sister: Ellen Howell Hodges; and brother: John Gross Howell Jr. (Debbie) daughter in law: Megan Reese. Grandparents were the late Judge CJ Perryman, Myrtle Perryman, RL Howell, Marion Howell.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, 1420 Monte Sano Ave, Augusta, GA 30904.

The memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with Fr. Mark Ross celebrant. The family will receive friends Monday, April 15, 2024, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Monday, April 15, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church

1420 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904

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