Jordan Thomas, age 19 of Alto, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 19, 2001, he was the son of Patty Thomas of Alto and Tim (Wendee) Thomas of Baldwin. He was a 2020 graduate of Lakeview Academy, a recipient of the Academic Merit Award along with many other special athletic awards and currently a freshman at Georgia Southern University where he was a member of the ATO fraternity. Jordan played all sports from travel baseball to high school football and baseball where he was a leader on and off the field. Jordan also was an outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Holly Springs Baptist Church.
Jordan was preceded in death by his grandmother Carol Thomas; great-grandparents, L.B. & Mildred Walden.
In addition to his parents, surviving are his sister, Jayden Thomas of Alto; brother and sister-in-law, Johnathan & Cayla Thomas of Alto; niece, Annistyn Thomas; grandmother, Louise Terrell of Baldwin and grandfathers, Gary Terrell of Mt. Airy and Robert Thomas of Alto; aunt and uncles, Stan Whitlock of Cornelia, Jason and Tonya Thomas Whitlock of Cornelia; cousins; Bailey Whitlock of Cornelia and Amber Whitlock of Santa Rosa Beach; great aunts and uncles, cousins, other close family and numerous friends survive.
Funeral services are 2:00 pm Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Torch Worship Center in Demorest, Georgia with Rev. Kyle Savage, Rev. Josh Chatham and Rev. John Simpson officiating. The service will be live-streamed from the Facebook page of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart for those not able to attend. Interment will follow in the Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Beasley officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-8, Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in Jordan’s memory to Alpha Tau Omega, 207 Wildwood Dr., Statesboro, GA 30458 or Lakeview Athletics Department, 796 Lakeview Dr., Gainesville, GA 30501.
Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.