Obituary for Wilma "Tillie" Thrower (Mabry)
Memorial service for Wilma “Tillie” Thrower, 89, of Keene will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Chaplain Benji Leach will officiate, assisted by Sharon Leach. Burial was in Keene Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Dayne Berkner, Ben Arocho, Jordan Spivey, John Hopps and Danny Swinyar. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Wilma “Tillie” Thrower passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 in Keene. She was born November 18, 1928 in Lanette, Alabama to Joseph O. and Mary E. Talley Mabry. She married Aubrey Bob Thrower on July 15, 1951 in Lanette, Alabama and he preceded her in death on November 17, 2010, after 59 years of marriage.
Mrs. Thrower worked as a secretary for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, retiring with over 40 years of service. She was also a member of the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include her three daughters, Donna Berkner and husband Henry of Keene, Nancy Arocho and husband Tony of Cleburne and Pam Spivey and husband Ron of Alvarado; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister, Ina Claire Golden of Plainview; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Sue Waldrip.
Memorials may be made to: Keene Adventist Elementary School.