JEFFERSON - Mildred Brown Gathright, 77, entered into rest Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Mrs. Gathright was born in Jefferson, the daughter of the late Foster and Jessie Mae Hardman Brown. She was retired from Wayne Farms with over 30 years of service and was a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Gathright is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Gathright Jr.; sisters, Addie Beth Jackson, Virginia Daniels, Willie Mae Rucker, and Mittie Ree Brown; and a brother, John Brown.
Survivors include one son, Douglas Gathright, Jefferson; nephew, Tim Norwood, Hoschton; sisters, Florine Griffeth, Jefferson, and Bessie T. McIntosh, Gainesville; brother, James Franklin Brown, Gainesville; sisters-in-law, Judy (Doug) Norwood, Jefferson, Joyce Gathright, Jefferson, Betty (Summie) Jordan, Smyrna, and Mary Ann Jordan, Decatur; brothers-in-law, Billy Gathright, William (Jean), both of Jefferson; goddaughter, Daphne Watson, Jefferson; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; and close friend, Mary Hunter, Jefferson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, from the Jones Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs. Bobby Pattman, Sr. and Theodore Braswell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, March 27, from 10 to 12 p.m. The body will lie in state in the church from 1 to 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jones Chapel Baptist Church.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com