Obituary of Betty Ann Thornton
Betty Ann Thornton, 88, of Athens, AL, passed away January 29, 2019, at Limestone Health Facility in Athens. She was a former hairdresser and a nurse’s assistant. She was a Methodist.
Son: Gary F. Clemmons and wife Barbara of Foley, AL
Daughters: Donna C. Rickard and husband William of Athens, AL
Terri C. Hairrell and husband Keith of Rogersville, AL
Brothers: John M. (Johnny) Thornton, Jr
Thomas (Glen) Thornton
Sisters: Elna (Allene) Gooch
Myra (Faye) Gist
Nina (Renee) Thornton
Grandchildren: Eric Clemmons, Chad Clemmons, Aubrey White, Justin Hairrell, Amanda Staggs, and Ansley Baccus.
(14) Great Grandchildren
Numerous Nieces and nephews
Preceded in death by:
Parents: John M. Thornton and Alpha O. Watkins Thornton
Daughter: Barbara Annette Clemmons
Sister: Julia Inez (Tootsie) Gooch
Brother: William A. Thornton (Billy)
Visitation will be Friday, February 1, from 2:00-3:00pm at Greenhill Funeral Home.
The funeral service will follow at 3:00pm in the funeral home chapel with Glen Thornton officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kenny Gooch, Eric Clemmons, Chad Clemmons, Justin Hairrell, Justin White, and Jon Tyler Baccus. Honorary pallbearers will be Will White, Andrew Staggs, Mason Hairrell, and Aaron Staggs.
The family would like to acknowledge the loving care given by the nurses and staff of Limestone Health Facility.
Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.