Mary Fanning Thornton
May 7, 1921 -
March 13, 2018

Visitation

March 14, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Service 

March 15, 2018
10:00 AM

Interment

Obituary

Graveside service for Mrs. Mary Fanning Thornton, age 96, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Bro. Mike Robertson officiating.

Survivors include her daughter, Vera Ellen (Ed) Campbell of Fayetteville, TN; sons, Wayne (Cathy) Thornton and Raymond (Arlene Ann) Thornton; grandchildren, Douglas (Cindy) Campbell, Lee (Stacy) Campbell, Scharlene (Lonnie) Jennings, Raymond (Samantha) Thornton, Danessa (David) Herd, Shanna (Andy) Rodriguez, Courtney (Chad) Brow; fifteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson Thornton and parents, Rufus Talley and Vera Gattis Fanning.

Visitation with family will be held Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Thornton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln Home Health and Hospice at 2250 Thornton Taylor Pkwy B, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Video Services

7 Comments

  1. Wilma Faulkner

    Cousins, so sorry for your loss. Aunt Mary was an awesome aunt. Have so many fond memories of being with her. May our precious LORD hold you close to HIS holy chest and give you peace during your time of sorrow. Loves, Wilma & John

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  2. Brenda Fairbanks

    Vera, Mama and I will be praying for comfort during this for the family.

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  3. Brenda Burns

    Vera,Doug ,Trent ,Chrissy,Trent Tyler ,Lee evan,Shanna,Carson,Callie Wayne and Family.I am so sorry for all of your loss.This Lady was one of te sweetest ladies ,i had ever met .She was a true Southern Belle.She was outgoinging ,funny and sincere.I couldn’t have met a nicer women.She will greatly be missed ,but God needed another Angel .May God wrap his arms around each of you .May you remember her life and Memories for i know each day you will see something tht reminds you of her .God Bess You ,Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie

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  4. Brenda Burns

    Vera,Doug ,Trent ,Chrissy,Trent Tyler ,Lee evan,Shanna,Carson,Wayne and Family.I am so sorry for all of your loss.This Lady was one of te sweetest ladies ,i had ever met .She was a true Southern Belle.She was outgoinging ,funny and sincere.I couldn’t have met a nicer women.She will greatly be missed ,but God needed another Angel .May God wrap his arms around each of you .May you remember her life and Memories for i know each day you will see something tht reminds you of her .God Bess You ,Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie

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  5. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Ms. Vera, Lee, Doug, Tyler, Trent, & family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. May God help to provide comfort and may all your wonderful memories help to heal your hearts.

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  6. Brenda Gatlin

    Vera, Your Mom will never die as long as you are living… You look just like her, such pretty women.. I love you, Brenda

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  7. Joyce Kelso Johnson

    Dear Family I am so sorry for you loss. I hope she had a long and happy life and I know she did as I know so many of you. I do not care how old we will always miss them, you will be in my Prayers. Love to all of you.

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7 Comments

  1. Wilma Faulkner

    Cousins, so sorry for your loss. Aunt Mary was an awesome aunt. Have so many fond memories of being with her. May our precious LORD hold you close to HIS holy chest and give you peace during your time of sorrow. Loves, Wilma & John

    Reply
  2. Brenda Fairbanks

    Vera, Mama and I will be praying for comfort during this for the family.

    Reply
  3. Brenda Burns

    Vera,Doug ,Trent ,Chrissy,Trent Tyler ,Lee evan,Shanna,Carson,Callie Wayne and Family.I am so sorry for all of your loss.This Lady was one of te sweetest ladies ,i had ever met .She was a true Southern Belle.She was outgoinging ,funny and sincere.I couldn’t have met a nicer women.She will greatly be missed ,but God needed another Angel .May God wrap his arms around each of you .May you remember her life and Memories for i know each day you will see something tht reminds you of her .God Bess You ,Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie

    Reply
  4. Brenda Burns

    Vera,Doug ,Trent ,Chrissy,Trent Tyler ,Lee evan,Shanna,Carson,Wayne and Family.I am so sorry for all of your loss.This Lady was one of te sweetest ladies ,i had ever met .She was a true Southern Belle.She was outgoinging ,funny and sincere.I couldn’t have met a nicer women.She will greatly be missed ,but God needed another Angel .May God wrap his arms around each of you .May you remember her life and Memories for i know each day you will see something tht reminds you of her .God Bess You ,Brenda & Joe Burns and Mattie

    Reply
  5. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Ms. Vera, Lee, Doug, Tyler, Trent, & family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. May God help to provide comfort and may all your wonderful memories help to heal your hearts.

    Reply
  6. Brenda Gatlin

    Vera, Your Mom will never die as long as you are living… You look just like her, such pretty women.. I love you, Brenda

    Reply
  7. Joyce Kelso Johnson

    Dear Family I am so sorry for you loss. I hope she had a long and happy life and I know she did as I know so many of you. I do not care how old we will always miss them, you will be in my Prayers. Love to all of you.

    Reply

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