Willie Mae Withrow was born to George Edward and Orpha Mae (Cain) Duckworth on March 19, 1937 in Dallas, Texas. She married Donald G. Withrow on September 10, 1955 at First Baptist Church of Blue Ridge, Texas and they celebrated 62 years of marriage. She passed away on December 25, 2017 at 80 years of age at Mullican Care Center in Savoy.Willie was a passionate homemaker; a loving wife and a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Trenton, Texas.
She is survived by her husband Don Withrow of Savoy; daughter Cathy Gunn of Enchanted Oaks, Texas; son, Kyle Withrow and daughter-in-law Rhonda of Savoy. Granddaughter Amy Neighbors and husband Zachary; grandsons Cody Dickey and Dalton Withrow; great-granddaughters Katelyn and Ellie Neighbors; sisters, Cynthia Jones, Mildred Hanson and Jackie McGee; brother Donnie Duckworth; sister-in-law, Ola Mae Duckworth; brother-in-law Larry Withrow and wife Pat; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers Paul, Tommy and Jimmy Duckworth; brother-in-law Wendell Withrow and wife Betty; and father and mother-in-law Lloyd and Susie Withrow.
Funeral service will at 2:00 p.m. at Mullican-Little Funeral Home in Bells, Texas on Friday December 29, 2017. Officiating will be Chaplain Mike Hermanson. Pallbearers will be Dalton Withrow, Cody Dickey, Zachary Neighbors, Dean Withrow, Terry Jones and Scott Jones. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow the service at West Shady Grove cemetery in Blue Ridge, Texas.