Thedius E. DeLoach (Barnard) Clough

Born: Tue., Dec. 15, 1925
Died: Fri., Jun. 19, 2020

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Mrs. Thedius E. Barnard DeLoach Clough, age 94, of Blackshear, passed away early Friday afternoon (6/19/20) at the Bethany Nursing Center in Vidalia, Georgia following an extended illness.

Born December 15, 1925 in Pierce County, she was a daughter of the late James P. Barnard, Sr. and Miriam Dixon Barnard. She lived most of her life in Pierce County before moving to Vidalia in 2018. She had worked as a teller at The Patterson Bank, was part of The Ladies Auxiliary at the Pierce County Hospital, and was affiliated with the former Dixon-Bowen-Taylor Funeral Home.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Blackshear and attended the Alathean/Alert Sunday School Class.  She enjoyed picking and preserving foods and cooking which she generously shared with her friends. Above this, she loved her family and was especially proud of each of them.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Dorris E. DeLoach, Sr. and Claude G. Clough; two sons, Dwight DeLoach and Dr. Randy DeLoach; and a brother, J.B. Barnard, Sr.; a sister-in-law, Martha Claire “Tiny” Barnard; and a brother-in-law, Lewis Stanfield.

Survivors include her sons, Edward DeLoach of Patterson, Travis (Elaine) DeLoach of Vidalia, and David (Dr. Terri) DeLoach of Blackshear; a daughter-in-law, Marie Bowen DeLoach of Blackshear; 12 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; a sister, Latrelle Stanfield of Patterson; a brother, J.P. Barnard, Sr. of Patterson; a sister-in-law, Sheila Barnard of Brunswick; two step-daughters, Janet (Billy) Taylor and Ruth Callahan, both of Blackshear; special friend, Linnie Daniels of Patterson; and several nieces, nephews and other loved ones.

Private graveside services will be held on Sunday afternoon (6/21/20) at Patterson Cemetery with Dr. Bill Young officiating.

Pallbearers will be Brett DeLoach, Trey DeLoach, Dylan DeLoach, Chris Young, Brian Smith, and Justin Dixon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethany Home of Vidalia, P.O. Box 668, Vidalia, GA 30475 or to the church/charity of your choice.

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Joy DeLoach
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020

I love you grandmother.

Fran Bagwell
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Travis, Elaine and the rest of the family.

Brenda Stanfield Rowland
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020
Aunt Thedius, You were loved and you will be missed. I am so grateful that I had you in my life. Many good memories. I love you. Brenda Sue

Neal DeLoach
   Posted Sun June 21, 2020
I love you grandmother. You left me with the best memories I could ask for. You were the best. You will live on in my heart.

David and Jona clark
   Posted Sun June 21, 2020
You were a great friend to me and my family. I bought my first car from you . you will never be forgotten. Our prayers and thought are with family and may God bless confront y'all .

Joan Around all & Evelyn Aspinwall Sapp
   Posted Sun June 21, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends. Praying God gives comfort and peace


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