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Mary Thompson

Mary A.W. Thompson, age 76, of Lyons, died Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at her home from injuries sustained in a house fire.  She was a native of Toombs County and spent her early childhood in Savannah.  She was a 1963 graduate of Savannah High School, a graduate of Warren A. Candler Nursing School, as well as Armstrong State College.  She was a nurse at Candler Hospital in Savannah for many years.  She enjoyed music, reading, drawing and had a great love for all animals.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Dewey Ray Whitaker, Sr. and Faye Calhoun Whitaker Anderson; one brother, D. Ray Whitaker.

Her family includes one daughter, Jennifer Thompson of Richmond County; one sister, Dr. Brenda W. Helms of Lyons; two grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The graveside funeral service will be Friday morning, August 5th, at 10:00 at Pinecrest Cemetery with Lay Minister Keegan Spell and Damion Francis officiating.

The family will receive friends at the cemetery from 9:30 until just prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SOAPS, Sweet Onion Animal Protection Society, PO Box 210, Vidalia, GA 30475.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Thompson, please visit our floral store.

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