Kathy (Thornton) Callahan

Born: Tue., Mar. 6, 1951
Died: Wed., Apr. 5, 2017

Graveside Service

2:30 PM Sun., Apr. 09, 2017
Location: Oakland Cemetery

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Mrs. Kathy Angela Thornton Callahan, age 66, of Blackshear, died early Wednesday morning (4/5/17) at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross following an extended illness.

Born March 6, 1951 in Waycross, she was the daughter of Conrad Thornton and the late Betty Carolyn Byrd Thornton. She lived most of her life in Ware and Pierce Counties where she had worked as a telephone operator with Bellsouth, a para professional with the school system, and was a realtor with Monroe Realty. She attended First Baptist Church in Blackshear.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Callahan of Blackshear; her son, Daniel Alvarez (wife Dana) of Canton, GA; her daughter, Angela Alvarez Parker (husband Thomas) of Canton, GA; her step children, Craig Callahan of Coral Springs, Florida, and Christa Callahan and Karen Johns (husband Robert), both of Waycross; her grandchildren, Ivy Parker, Hadley Parker, Payton Parker, Joshua Parker, and Silas Alvarez, all of Canton; her father and step-mother, Conrad and Diane Thornton of Patterson; her brothers, K.C. Thornton (wife Dana) of Waycross, Calvin Thornton of Hoboken, and Danny Thornton of Georgia; nieces and nephews, Jet Thornton of Blackshear and Easton and Hanna Rowell, both of Waycross; her special canine companion, Gidget; and several other relatives.

A graveside funeral service will take place Sunday afternoon (4/9/17) at 2:30 PM at Oakland Cemetery in Waycross.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.hartfh.com.

Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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Harley Kirkland
   Posted Thu April 06, 2017
I will truly miss your friendship Kathy. You and Larry were always so kind to us our years there in Blackshear. May God grant you peace and eternal rest. Until we meet again-
Love, Harley & Billy Kirkland

Roselyn Wilson
   Posted Thu April 06, 2017
Larry and Family, I was saddened to read about Kathy passing away. The last time you and I talked, I did not realized she was having health difficulties. I know that this is a difficult time for you and your family. Please know that you are in our prayers.

Roselyn and John (Tom) Wilson

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