The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

April 19, 2013

Jacqueline Thrower

— Jacqueline Sue Thrower, 78, passed peacefully away April 17, 2013, in Garland.

“Jackie” was born Jan. 14, 1935, to Raymond and Birtie Hamby in Atlanta, Ga. She is the last of six children born to Ray and Bertie. Jackie would meet and later marry Bobby Joe Thrower in 1952.

Jackie was a cosmetic buyer for Weingarten Department Stores in Houston before moving to Greenville in 1973. Jackie was an avid golfer and volunteer for the Ladies Golf Association, as well as a longtime member of the Webb Hill Country Club.

Jackie was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Bertie; her husband of 58 years, Bobby Joe; and siblings Betty, Peggy, Sonny, Bobby and Tony.

She is survived by son Blake Lyle Thrower and wife Melinda; a daughter, Darlene Vikki Drennan; and grandchildren Natalie Thrower, Brandon Thrower and wife Kristin, Shelton Powell, Shane Powell and Montana Emerson.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Peters Funeral Home. A private burial will be at Memoryland Memorial Park.

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