Obituary: Edna Thatcher


Edna Henderson Thatcher, Mountain View, AR, passed away on Jan. 15, 2021, after 103 years of a Christian life well-lived.

Edna was born Sept. 11, 1917, to John and Cora (Pogue) Henderson.

Her father and mother predeceased Edna, as well as brothers Junius, Julius, and John Finis, beloved son, Johnny Pate, daughter-in-law Jenelle (Thomas) Thatcher, and Son-in-law Bobby Livingston.

Edna is survived by her children Bernice Livingston, Joe Thatcher, Deloris (Tom) Jerome, Peggy (Mike) Tinkle, and Daughter-in-law Becky Thatcher. Grandchildren Jo Ann (Jeff) Peiter, April (David) Fletcher, Jamela Hinesley, Linzi Breckenridge, Kellie Blevins, John Robert, Anthony, and Michael Thatcher, and 19 great-grandchildren. Edna was the heart of the family and was held in high regard by her many nieces, nephews, and families.

Our Mother’s death is one of the deepest sorrows our hearts can know. She holds our hearts and her love and light will live on forever.

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