Tom Wages

Tom Wages

Dr. Tom L. Wages, age 75, of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, February 27, 2012 at home surrounded by his family, following a brief illness. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2012 from the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with interment following at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. DeDe Leetch will officiate. The family will receive friends 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00p.m., Friday, March 2, 2012 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home. Dr. Wages was born December 2, 1936 to the late Gordon Lee & Mildred Knight Wages of Auburn, Georgia. He graduated from Emory University Medical College of Georgia and completed his Internship and Residency, in General Surgery, with the United States Navy. In 1963 Dr. Wages joined the Buford Medical Clinic, where he performed surgery, delivered babies and made house calls, until his retirement in 2004. Survivors include: his wife of 27 years, Rev. Peggy Wages; daughter, Dr. Tanya Wages-Jefficoat of Augusta; sons, Russell Todd Wages of Cary, NC and Thomas Lee Wages, Jr. of Atlanta; son & daughter-in-law, Dr. Michael David & Emily Warlick of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, John Patrick Jefficoat of Augusta, and Madison and Camille Warlick of Flowery Branch; 3 sisters-in-law; 2 brothers-in-law; 6 nephews; numerous cousins; and dear friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Candler United Methodist Church, 1960 Candler Road, Gainesville, GA 30507 or Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 2150 Limestone Pkwy # 222, Gainesville, GA 30501. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 is in charge of arrangements. Send on-line condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.