Mary Thornton White – Obituary

By  | July 24, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Parkway Funeral Home

Funeral for Mary Thornton  White, 69, of Decatur will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 1:00 PM with Rev. Mickey Johnson officiating.  Burial will be in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens .  Visitation will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home.  Mrs. White, who died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at her residence, was born January 14, 1948, to Hollie Thornton and Lillie Hargett Thornton.  She was a member of First Christian Church. She was retired from Fluor Daniels after 15 years and then began working as a caregiver. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.  In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, gardening, helping others and spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Therman Thornton, sister Frances Copeland and special friend Roy Breland.
Survivors include:
Son – Scott Lindsey
Daughter – Kim (Jimmy) Blanton
Brother – Johnny (Patti) Thornton
3 Sister – Sue Alred Mayfield, Agnes (Hollis) Roden and  Elaine White (Joe) Johnson
3 Grand Children – Beth Lindsey, Lindsey Blanton and Geoffrey Lindsey
several nieces and nephews
Pallbearers will be Andy Gault, Gregory Crowe, Donnie Roden, Corey Saint, Steve Thornton and Justin Thornton.
The family would like to express appreciation to Kindred Hospice and Home Health.

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