Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Ray Funeral Home.
Celebration of life services immediately followed at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Ray Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Haney officiating. Interment was in Linn Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Thornton was born in Linn on February 3, 1925, to Mr. Estell Hillhouse and Mrs. Allie Morgan Hillhouse.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother and sisters.
Mrs. Thornton is survived by her caregiver, Ms. Dot Hunt and a host of nieces and nephews.
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