Robin Bosarge Thorn

NORTHPORT Robin Bosarge Thorn, age 57, of Northport, died Dec. 15, 2012, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park with Sunset Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Robin is preceded in death by her parents, George and Leah Bosarge of Long Beach, Miss.; grandparents, George Bosarge Sr. and Lillie Bosarge, and Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Davion; and her brother, Barry Bosarge.

Survivors include her husband, John Marshall Thorn of Northport; her daughters, Beth Rice Henry (Isreal) of Northport and Katie Rice Johnson (Brett) of Tuscaloosa; her sister, June Bosarge O'Neal (Dale); and her grandchildren, Anna Kate Henry and Emma Caroline Henry.

Robin Dale Bosarge Thorn passed away on Dec. 15, 2012. She is welcomed into the arms of her loving Savior.

Robin was baptized at Pineville Road Baptist Church at the age of 12. She graduated with a Fine Arts degree from Clarke College and a BS in Education from West Georgia University.

Robin was an avid reader. She adored the book series “The Cat Who” mysteries and shared them with anyone and everyone. She was a devoted teacher and advocate for children with special needs until she retired. She was a devoted grandmother who made her grand girls feel like the most special girls in the world. Mom found true love and happiness with her husband, John. They cooked, sailed, traveled, and laughed. Robin, Mom, Grandmaw will be truly missed here on earth but her family has blessed assurance we will all be together again.

Pallbearers will be Isreal Henry, Brett Johnson, Dale O'Neal, Jesse Vincent, Sky Whisenant, and Jason Whisenant.

Honorary pallbearers are the Tuscaloosa Sailing Club; the staffs of Alberta Elementary, Rock Quarry Elementary, and University Place Elementary; Hospice of West Alabama; Atlanta Region Sports Car Club of America; and the Wednesday Cancer Center Art Group.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of West Alabama.

Condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Sunset Funeral Home
3802 Watermelon Road Northport, AL 35473
(205) 345-2900

Published in Tuscaloosa News on Dec. 17, 2012