We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
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.