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Celebration of life for Mrs. Octavia Sloan of Atlanta, Ga., will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. 1st. Missionary Baptist Church 3725 Flatshoals Rd. College Park, Ga., with Bishop C.L. Carter officiating. Visitation services will be held TONIGHT from 7:30 p.m. til 8:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Gus Thornhill's Funeral Home 1315 Gus Thornhill Jr. Dr. East Point, Ga.

The cortege will assemble at the church at GUS THORNHILL'S FUNERAL HOME INC. 404-768-2993-4.

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  • Monday, September 17, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Gus Thornhills Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Family please accept my condolences. When we lose a loved one we all need comfort. We all grieve differently. Words fail to capture the pain you are feeling, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return our loved ones to us! [ John 5 : 28-29 ] This may not completely take away your grief, but please find comfort from these promises " Help for those who
    ~ Mrs.S. Coes   Morrow, GA
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    I would like to offer my condolences to the Sloan family and may God be a refuge and strength in your time of sorrow.(Psalms 46:1)
    ~ P. Watts   GA
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    To family and friends my deepest sympathies to you for the loss of your love one. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. Almighty God Jehovah (God's name; Psalms 83:18) promise that he will resurrect millions of people who have died. "And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life." Read Isaiah 26:19 "There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous." These are the words of Jesus Christ at John 5:28,29. Learn more about the resurrection hope and how Jesus is going to make God's wonderful promises come to be at May the God of comfort and tender mercies sustain you at this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
    ~ E Blair   Americus, GA
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Praying for you family, she truly will be missed. Just know God will keep you in His loving care
    ~ Susie M Peterson   riverdale, ga, GA
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    To my family... sending my prayers and condolences to you all during this time. Octavia was family, but I saw her most often in church praising God! God knew what was best but she will surely be missed. Love you all and we are praying. Randy Evans and Family (Requel Williams)
    ~ Requel Evans Williams   Jonesboro, GA
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Octavia Sloan, please keep in mind that death will be no more. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore." (Revelation 21:4) Please go to the website for more information and spiritual guidance.
    ~ M. Owes   Atlanta, GA
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    To the family and friends of Mrs. Octavia Sloan , I’m sending my sympathy and warm Christian love. It’s so sad to lose a love one in death, but soon God’s kingdom will rule over mankind.(Matthew 6:10) Under that kingdom “no resident will say I am sick.”(Isaiah 33:24) There will be no death, no tears(Revelation 21:3,4) we will be able to live forever here on earth “in the abundance of peace.”(Psalms 37:11)
    ~ PN   Decatur, GA
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    My sincere condolences and prayers go out to the Sloan family. I never met Ms. Sloan but the excellent person that she raised her daughter Octavia to be speaks volume about what she stood for and the kind of person she was herself. Rest peacefully.
    ~ Patrick McKie   Jacksonville, FL
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez