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Died June 5, 2008

MOREHEAD CITY -- Lillian "Shorty" Thrower, 82, of Morehead City, died Thursday, June 5, 2008, at Carteret General Hospital.

Mrs. Thrower was a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She was a former member of Faith Free Will Baptist Church in Morehead City, where she served as treasurer, Sunday school teacher and helped with the music department.

Services will be 5 p.m. today at Parkview Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Fields officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Park.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Linda T. and Earl Godwin of Morehead City, Sally T. and Doug Gordon of Goldsboro, Lisa T. and Cliff Lawrence of Morehead City; son, Donald A. Thrower of Morehead City; three grandchildren, Karen Baggett, Michael Gordon and Michele Kindlesparker; seven great-grandchildren, C.J., Bradley, Isley, Zeb and Isabell Baggett, Nathan Kindlesparker and Julia Kindlesparker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.L. "Chuck" Thrower.

Family will receive flowers or memorials may be made to Baptist Men's Ministries, c/o Parkview Baptist Church, 4758 Ardell St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

Published in Obituaries on June 8, 2008 1:00 PM