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Thomas Charles “Punkin” Kight, 71

August 18, 1947 - July 7, 2019

Thomas Charles “Punkin” Kight, age 71, of Broxton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2019, at Community Hospice, Vidalia, Georgia. Mr. Kight was born on August 18, 1947, in Coffee County, Georgia, the son of the late Luther Kight and Christine Deen Kight.

He was a local farmer, a member of the Cambusters Club, and a member of Mt. Pleasant “Byrd” Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry L. Kight and Ray Fisher Kight.

Survivors include: his wife, Mary Wooten Kight of Broxton, GA; three daughters, Tonia Christine Ramirez (husband Jesse) of Dublin, GA, Cynthia Gladys Thomas of OK, and Holly Catherine Kight (fiancé Hunter Sommers) of Charleston, SC; son, Thomas Charles “Charlie” Kight II (fiancé Tonya Chaney) of Snipesville, GA; brother, Roger Wayne Kight of Snipesville, GA; three grandchildren, Nevada Christine Sawyer of Monroe, GA, Jessica Ramirez of Dublin, GA, and Jared Ramirez of Dublin, GA; three great-grandchildren, Jonathan McDougal, Sawyer Green, and Jackson Green, all of Monroe, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Mt. Pleasant “Byrd” Baptist Church with Rev. Vann McCall and Rev. Gregory Pope officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends Monday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Brandon Kight, Luke Kight, Josh Hutto, Kelvin Wooten, Jerry A. Wooten, and Knifton Wooten.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA, was in charge of arrangements.

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