Geneva Ann Thornton
September 27, 1950 -
July 20, 2018

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It is with regret that we announce the passing of Mrs. Geneva Ann Thornton, age 67, of Fayetteville, TN. Mrs. Thornton was a native of Lincoln County, TN and daughter of Dorene Thompson Rogers and the late Thomas Colbert. She enjoyed sewing, crafting and gardening but most of all, she loved her family. Mrs. Thornton passed away on July 20, 2018 at Huntsville Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Thornton; daughters, Christie Rene (Douglas) Oyler of Huntsville, AL and Sonja (Prescott) Smith of Lynchburg, TN; grandchildren, Ashley (Logan) Carlisle, Shelby Smith, Amber Reid, and Shelton Smith; great-grandchildren, Landon Gage Carlisle and Lane Knox Carlisle; stepdaughter, Shari Dudley; and stepsons, Mike and David Thornton;

A private family service was held with burial in Kelso Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the local chapter of the Multi-County Cancer Support Network, P. O. Box 633, Decherd, TN 37324. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Thornton.

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12 Comments

  1. Linda M Moran

    Sonja and family,
    I am so very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. My heart goes out to you and your family. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  2. Carolyn Caudle

    Sonya and Prescott, Shelby and Shelton

    We’re so sorry for your mother and grandmother. I know the sadness you feel and pray for God’s comfort.

    Reply
  3. Allison Heffington

    Dear Smith Family,
    We are just learning of the passing of your Mother. Know that we are thinking of each of you and praying for you at this time.
    Love,
    The John Heffington Family

    Reply
  4. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Sonja, my deepest sympathy in the death of you mother. A mother’s death is so hard. Will be praying for God to bless you with His special kind of peace! Much love!

    Reply
  5. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Sonya, I’m sorry to hear of your moms passing. May God provide comfort during this sad time. Prayers are with you.

    Reply
  6. John & Betty Taylor

    Sonja and family,
    We were sorry to read of your mom’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    John and Betty

    Reply
  7. Jimmy & Dana Sartain

    thinking or your family during this sad time.
    May God Bless you all.
    Dana Sartain and Mardell Moffett

    Reply
  8. Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Sonja,
    I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. I know she will be missed! Prayers are with you and yours.
    Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Reply
  9. Billy Tanner

    Thoughts and prayers from The Tanner Family.

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  10. Treva Buntley

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  11. Jeff & Pam Towry

    Sonja,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. You have our deep sympathy.

    Reply
  12. Anne Beddingfield

    My deepest sympathy to the family

    Reply

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12 Comments

  1. Linda M Moran

    Sonja and family,
    I am so very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. My heart goes out to you and your family. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  2. Carolyn Caudle

    Sonya and Prescott, Shelby and Shelton

    We’re so sorry for your mother and grandmother. I know the sadness you feel and pray for God’s comfort.

    Reply
  3. Allison Heffington

    Dear Smith Family,
    We are just learning of the passing of your Mother. Know that we are thinking of each of you and praying for you at this time.
    Love,
    The John Heffington Family

    Reply
  4. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Sonja, my deepest sympathy in the death of you mother. A mother’s death is so hard. Will be praying for God to bless you with His special kind of peace! Much love!

    Reply
  5. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Sonya, I’m sorry to hear of your moms passing. May God provide comfort during this sad time. Prayers are with you.

    Reply
  6. John & Betty Taylor

    Sonja and family,
    We were sorry to read of your mom’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    John and Betty

    Reply
  7. Jimmy & Dana Sartain

    thinking or your family during this sad time.
    May God Bless you all.
    Dana Sartain and Mardell Moffett

    Reply
  8. Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Sonja,
    I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. I know she will be missed! Prayers are with you and yours.
    Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Reply
  9. Billy Tanner

    Thoughts and prayers from The Tanner Family.

    Reply
  10. Treva Buntley

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  11. Jeff & Pam Towry

    Sonja,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. You have our deep sympathy.

    Reply
  12. Anne Beddingfield

    My deepest sympathy to the family

    Reply

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