In memory of
Essie B. THORNTON
THORNTON, Essie B. Age 64, born September 16, 1952 in Athens, GA, passed Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Essie graduated from Garfield High School, Hamilton, OH and was employed at the Veterans Administration Hospital for 35 years. Preceded in death by her father, MC Mattox; brother, Samuel Sims; mother-in-law, Marjorie B. Ivy. Essie leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband, William; mother, Maude Mattox; son, William A. Thornton; daughters, Marjory W. and Billi M. Thornton; three brothers, three sisters, ten grandchildren, many relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held 12 noon Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Visitation 9 am - 12 pm. Family will receive friends 11 am-12 pm. Condolences may be expressed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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