Charles Thomas “Shorty” Veazey, 77, of White Plains, GA died Monday, December 2, 2002. Born March 24, 1925 in Abbeville, Georgia, he was the son of the late Samuel Madison Veazey and Jewell Etheridge Veazey. He attended White Plains School and served in the United States Navy during Word War II. He was a member of Sparta VFW Post No. 5648. Over the years “Shorty” had worked at Veazey Brothers Store, farmed, and ran a milk transport business.
He is survived by two daughters, Vivian Rhodes Veazey of White Plains, GA and Mary Veazey Poore of McDonough, GA; a son, Sam P. Veazey of White Plains, GA; and five grandchildren, Sara Moon, Cyndi Moon, Charles Veazey, Betsey Poore, and Max Poore.
Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Les Cowart officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the Funeral Home. The family requests that memorials be made to the White Plains Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 70, White Plains, GA 30678. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.