In memory of
Plumadell Thornton PEKIN - Plumadell "Dell" Thornton, 90, of Court Place in Pekin passed away at 10:02 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2016, at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. She was born August 24, 1926, in Norris City, IL, the daughter of Henderson and Elizabeth Ballard Bell. She married Clifford Kern Thornton on August 21, 1945. He preceded her in death in February of 2002. Dell is survived by one son, Mike (Chris Ozuna-Thornton) Thornton of Chillicothe; one grandson, Douglas (Tera) Thornton of Speedway, IN; one granddaughter, Kristina (Doug) Sanderlin of Springfield; three step-grandchildren, Teresa, David and Sarah Ozuna; seven great-grandchildren, Olivia and Clifford Thornton and Steven, Stephanie, Nicholas, William and Simon Sanderlin; one great-great-grandchild; and three step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, one sister and four brothers. Dell attended First Church of the Nazarene in Pekin. She loved playing cards or dice. Dell was a permanent camper at Kentuckiana Campground. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 19, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m., also at the chapel. Burial will in Parkview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. To view Plumadell's memorial page or to leave an online condolence, please go to www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com .
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