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Mary Catron

February 21, 1942 — March 29, 2015

Mary Ann (Austin) Catron, 73 of Sparta, TN. passed away Sunday, March 29th, 2015 in Cookeville.

She was born in Van Buren, TN on February 21, 1942. She was the founder of Spar Gas INC of Sparta, TN and was married to William Lyle Catron for 52 years September 1, 1962. She was a member of Plainview Church of Christ.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, William Martin Austin and Hattie Pearl Wallace Austin and brother , Harold Douglas Austin.

Survivors include husband, William Lyle Catron of Sparta, TN; son, Steven Lyle Catron & wife Krassi Catron of Sparta, TN; daughter; Sabrina Catron Tolbert & Lynn Tolbert of Sparta, TN; grandsons, Austin Tolbert and Christian Catron; granddaughters, McKenzie Tolbert and Laura Marianne Catron; sister-in-law, Ruby Austin of Sparta, TN; special friends, Penny King, Effie Lowery and Robin Cassity.


Funeral services will be at held Thurman Funeral Home, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11 a.m., officiating will be Bro. Earl Alverson and Bro. Bobby Wilhite. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery .

Family will receive friends at Thurman Funeral Home, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm till 8:00 pm.

Pallbearers Larry Durso, Terry Gardner, Brandon Ogle, Travis Smith, Danny Seals and Mark White; and Honorary Pallbearers, Steve Marsh and Mike Davis.

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Thurman Funeral Home LLC is in charge of the arrangements.

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