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Judith Ann Burns Thornton

October 16, 1939 June 4, 2017
Judith Ann Burns Thornton
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Obituary for Judith Ann Burns Thornton
Judith Ann Burns Thornton, age 77, of Ranier Drive in Richmond passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Kenwood House following a short illness. She was born October 16, 1939 in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Floyd and Reyna Shepherd Bush. She was a dedicated employee of Social Services for 30 years serving the citizens of Estill County. She also was a board member of the National Family Council Board helping to establish a family council for Irvine Health Care. She was a life-long member of the Ravenna Christian Church serving on the board and as treasurer. She had lived in Estill County most of her life. She is survived by: Her husband: Murrell Thornton 1 Son: Jeff Burns ; wife, Ann Richmond 1 Sister: Betsy Noland ; husband, Curt Lexington 1 Brother: Dan Bush ; wife, Sandi Florida 2 Grandchildren: Katie Rains and John Powell 4 Step-Children: Donnie Burns, Anna Sue Webb, Brett Thornton and Wayne Thornton Niece and Nephew: Leeann Noland and Daniel Bush Special cousins and a host of good friends She was preceded in death by her former husband, Donald W. Burns. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 7, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Tony White. Burial will be at the Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call between 6 and 8 PM Tuesday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Charles 'Doots' Muncy, Roger Riddell, Arthur Gene Ballard, Michael Woolery, Robert Durbin and Shannon Johnson Honorary Pallbearers will be the Elders and Deacons of Ravenna Christian Church In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that contributions be made to the Sanders Brown Alzheimer's Research Center.


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