Betty Thrower

Wednesday, September 7, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Betty Jo Thrower, 83, of Anna died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, at South Gate Nursing Home in Metropolis, Ill.

She was born March 24, 1922, daughter of Harvey and Lela Baker Nichols. She married Woodrow Thrower, who died in 1993.

Thrower was a member of Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo, Ill. She was formerly of Olive Branch, Ill.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Bosecker of Golconda, Ill., Jeannie Toler of Anna; a son, Dick Black of Golconda; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Dr. Larry Potts officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery.