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Feb. 21, 1942—March 29, 2015 Mary Ann (Austin) Catron, 73, of Sparta, passed away March 29, 2015, in Cookeville. She was born in Van Buren, TN, Feb. 21, 1942. She was the founder of Spar Gas, Inc., of Sparta and was married William Lyle Catron Sept. 1, 1962. They have shared 52 years of marriage. 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; son, Steven Lyle Catron and wife, Krassi Catron, of Sparta; daughter, Sabrina Catron Tolbert and Lynn Tolbert of Sparta; grandsons, Austin Tolbert and Christian Catron; granddaughters, McKenzie Tolbert and Laura Marianne Catron; sister-in-law, Ruby Austin of Sparta; and special friends, Penny King, Effie Lowery and Robin Cassity. Funeral services were held at Thurman Funeral Home April 1, with Bro. Earl Alverson and Bro. Bobby Wilhite officiating. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Durso, Terry Gardner, Brandon Ogle, Travis Smith, Danny Seals and Mark White; and honorary pallbearers, Steve Marsh and Mike Davis. Please sign the guestbook at www.thurmanfuneral.com Thurman Funeral Home, LLC, was in charge of arrangements.
Published on  April 2, 2015
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