Mary Nelle Hinton

Mary Nelle Hinton

Jackson, TN - Graveside services for Mrs. Mary Nelle Hinton, age 93, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2013 at Ridgecrest Cemetery, with Pastor Justin Wainscott officiating. Burial will follow with Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home in charge.

Mrs. Hinton died May 25, 2013 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

She was born in Lauderdale County, TN, daughter of the late Clyde C. Arwood and Bess Ballinger Arwood, but, had lived most of her life in Jackson. She was a graduate of Jackson High School, class of 1938 and attended Union University. Mrs. Hinton retired in 1985 from the J. C. Bradford Company, which now is Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. She was a Charter Member of the Jackson Jaycettes, an avid Bridge player and was a longtime member of First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Hinton was preceded in death by her husband, Clarance Eaton Hinton on July 30, 1974, and to whom she was married on April 12, 1942, and a brother, Thurston Arwood.

She leaves a daughter, Barbara Hinton Farmer and husband Tom of Jackson, TN; granddaughter, Tracy Hancock Gutierrez and husband Sam of Winnetka, CA; grandson, Trae (Ivy Page) Hancock of Jackson, TN; three great-grandchildren, Laura Emilie Hancock and August A. Hancock, both of Copenhagen, Denmark and Liam Page Hancock of Jackson, TN; a sister, Sybil Payton of Birmingham, AL.

The family wants to say a special thank you to the staff of Jackson Oaks Senior Living Community for their loving care of Mrs. Hinton.

Visitation with the family will be from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Friday, at Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home, (731) 424-2424.

Funeral Home

Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home - Jackson
403 E BALTIMORE ST  Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 424-2424

Published in The Jackson Sun from May 27 to May 30, 2013