Mrs. Marie Avery Thigpen

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Mrs. Marie Avery Thigpen, age 92 of Princeton, Texas passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Born Saturday, July 08, 1922 in Chatham, Louisiana, she was  a long time member of Hebron Baptist Church and previously served as secretary-treasurer of the Hebron Cemetery fund for over 50 years. She enjoyed  spending time with her family and friends and loved crocheting, quilting, cooking and will be remembered for her famous angel food cakes.  Mrs. Thigpen was preceded in death by her Parents, Joel Herbert and Orlean Doyal Avery; Husband, Crafton Thigpen; Siblings, Johnnie, Cecil, Herman, Ernest, Benton, Kenneth, Corinne, Maureen and Melba. Those left to cherish her memory include her Son, Wayne Thigpen and wife Jeannette, Princeton, TX; Grandsons, Jody Thigpen and Fiance Christina Suter, Richardson, TX and Michael Thigpen and wife Amy, Gunter, TX; Great- Grandchildren, Madison Thigpen and Blake Thigpen; Brother, Charles Avery and wife Polly, Mena, AR; Sister, Myrtle Feazel and husband Melvin, West Monroe; Numerous Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Hebron Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Green officiating. Interment followed in Hebron Cemetery, in Sikes. Online condolences may be made to the family at  

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