OBITUARY

Charles "Gregg" Threlkeld

May 4, 1962March 13, 2014

Funeral services for Charles Gregory Threlkeld (“Gregg”) of Athens will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, March 17, at Grace Baptist Church in Watkinsville, officiated by Pastor Ed Strickland. Pall bearers are Blake Craft, Bryan Hooper, Lee Mason, Pete Bradbury, Tim Britton, and Jason Shepherd. Gregg passed away on March 13, 2014. Born in Athens, Georgia, Gregg was the son of Harold G. Threlkeld and Nell Childers T. Puckett, both also of Athens. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Bish Threlkeld; daughters Jamie Nichole and Jessica Renae; grandson Cameron Rawlings; brother James H. Threlkeld; sister-in-law Beth B. Threlkeld; nieces Katie T. Losurdo and Peggy T. Vanover; great nieces Meg Freeman, Libby Losurdo, Katharine Vanover, and Allie Vanover; and great nephew Nick Losurdo. Gregg graduated from Clarke Central High School and earned an Associate degree from Valdosta State. Gregg was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church in Watkinsville. He was instrumental in bringing the truth of Jesus Christ to many people. He was a loyal Georgia Bulldog fan. Even though he suffered from a severe spinal cord injury in 1995 after a car accident, he led a very active life. His injury did not inhibit his zest for life. He was loved by many. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on March 16 at Bernstein’s Funeral Home on the Atlanta Highway in Athens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Gregg’s memory to Grace Baptist Church, RU Fund or Youth Ministries, 6401 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677. Online condolences and audio guest book may be expressed at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com. Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service are in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 16, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 17, 2014
REMEMBERING

Charles "Gregg" Threlkeld

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Marsha Kameron

June 25, 2014

I worked with Gregg when he was first injured and cherish the time we had together. He loved life and showed us all how to be strong. Jennifer, I only recently heard about Gregg and I am so sorry for your loss.

Keith

March 23, 2014

To the Threlkeld family,i'm very sorry for your loss,please take solace from God's comforting words found at Psalms37:11,29.

Sally Allen

March 19, 2014

Although I haven't seen or spoken with Greg for quite some time, I will always cherish the memories of him when we were growing up in Forest Heights and from high school. May you be comforted by the Holy Spirit during this time of grief, and keep your wonderful memories of him close to your heart.

Kay Pugh

March 19, 2014

My thoughts and prayers for your family during this difficult time. May God give you strength and comfort . May your memories fill your heart .
Kay Bradley Pugh - Classmate

Phillip O'Neal

March 19, 2014

Gregg and I were classmates beginning in elementary school. Even though we drifted apart during the years, I am very sad to hear of Gregg's passing. My condolences to his family and friends. Gregg will be missed.

Pete Brown

March 18, 2014

Greg was a good friend and neighbor we will miss him.

Julie Butcher

March 18, 2014

My Dearest Jenn and Family, My prayers go out to you all and big hugs to you Jenn. ???

Janelle Williams Taylor

March 18, 2014

Dear Jimmy, Beth, and family: Please know we are praying for all of you at this time of sadness and change in your lives. Gregg was loved and will be missed by all. He will never be forgotten, because he lives on in our hearts and memories, in every photo with his genuine smile. May God give you all comfort, guidance, and courage as these coming days pass. Sending love and hugs, from Janelle and Michael Taylor

Anita Rowe

March 18, 2014

Jennifer you know our hearts and prayers are with you all. You mean a lot to us and words cannot express enough how sorry we are that your love has left you here on earth.. but know that hes always with you in your heart memories and spirit. Love you Jenn.

Harry Davis

March 17, 2014

Please accept my condolences in the passing of Gregg. I am sorry that I have retired from Respiratory Care at Athens Regional Medical Center and now live in Centre, Alabama. I always enjoyed being able to take care of Gregg. He seemed to accept his condition with grace. His friend Byron Harry Davis, RRT.