In memory of
Bonnie Lee Thornton McDowell
Mar 25, 1949 - Jan 7, 2017 Bonnie, 67 of Madison AL passed away peacefully Jan 7th . Bonnie was a long time resident of Madison AL. She was born Mar 25, 1949 to Ruth and Earl Thornton of Plattsburgh, New York where she graduated from St John's Academy in 1968. Bonnie was very fond of beaches and was her happiest when she was on one. She loved to travel living in Germany, AK , TX, IL, MS, CO, NY and AL She was outgoing, friendly, fun loving and mischievous ...sometimes getting into trouble! She was always trying to cheer people up and if you didn't have a smile on your face she would give you one! Bonnie worked many years in the offices of the Cancer Center in Huntsville, AL, where she retired in 2016. She was survived by her son Daniel Patrick and wife Dianna McDowell of Huntsville, AL and her Special care giver Penny Thornton of Thorn Hill, TN, her brothers Gilbert (Dora) Thornton of California and Gerald Thornton of Arizona. She was predeceased by her siblings John, Robert, Earl and Betty. According to her wishes she will be cremated. A graveside memorial service will be at Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore, AL @ 3 PM Jan 14. 2017. Bonnie believed that God's will would never take her where his grace could not protect her maybe now she knows the rewards of her faith.
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