Erma Dean Thornton

Erma Dean Thornton (McElroy)

Friday, August 21st, 1925 - Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

Mrs. Erma Dean Thornton, 93, of the Friendship Community, passed away February 2, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 6th at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel; burial to follow at New Salem Cemetery in Hesterville. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 pm Tuesday and 12:00 noon until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Dr. Gary Thornton will officiate.
Mrs. Thornton was a member of Friendship Methodist church. She was a Homemaker.
She is survived by sons, Roger (Mary Jane) Thornton, Tommy (Denise) Thornton, Rickey (Stacie) Thornton, Tim (Sandra) Thornton; daughters, Deana Doylette Veazey, Diane (Billy) Hambrick; brother, O.D. McElroy; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; 2 step great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Oliver Hazzard and Erma Curtis McElroy; husband, Doyle Thornton; brothers, Curtis, Carl and Paul McElroy; sister, Loreen Williams.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    - Culpepper Funeral Home
    Address
    11748 Hwy 35 North
    KOSCIUSKO, MS
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    - Culpepper Funeral Home
    Address
    11748 Hwy 35 North
    KOSCIUSKO, MS
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    - Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    11748 Hwy 35 North
    KOSCIUSKO, MS
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Dr. Gary Thornton
  • Interment

    Location
    New Salem Cemetery
    Address
    Attala Co Rd 3217
    WEST, MS 39192
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Patsy McElroy

Posted at 01:26pm
We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Erma Deans passing. We send our love to you all. Jerry &Patsy McElroy
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Dan West

Posted at 08:14am
I encourage the family of Mrs. Erma Dean Thornton to celebrate her life. Let her love flow to those around you. Our Lord will give you comfort, strength and love.
DM

Deborah Miller

Posted at 01:11pm
Thornton family: Tommy we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mother had a long life with much love. Remember all the good times you had with her. Memories are forever! Sending prayers for the family during the difficult days ahead. Love in Christ, Dennis and Deborah Miller
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