Graveside services to honor the life of Mrs. Whitaker will be 11:00 am Wednesday at Liberty Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Liberty Mortuary.
Thelma Norton Whitaker, 78, of 200 Anne Drive, formerly of Liberty passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Majesty Health & Rehab.
Born in Liberty she was a daughter of the late W.E. and Rilla Rich Norton. She retired from Brady’s Restaurant in Greenville and was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Ernie Swords of Liberty; two daughters, Jo Ann Kelley of Liberty, and Mary Barnes of Greenville, TN; a step daughter, Becky Sargent of Liberty; two step sons, Mike and Marty Williams both of Easley; an aunt, Nannie Mae Pratt of Greenville; a daughter in law, Marie Swords of Liberty; 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, Bill and Richard Swords.
The family will be at their respective homes. Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.