GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Ollene Thornton, 80, of Goldthwaite will be at 2 p.m. today at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel, with Paul Wood officiating. Burial will follow in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery.
She died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at her home.
She was born Nov. 17, 1929, to John Woodson Harrell and Irene (Ponton) Harrell. She was married to Sebern Edward “Ed” Thornton on July 4, 1947, in Brownwood. She was a Christadelphian and a general manager of CTTC. She also worked for the City of Goldthwaite.
Survivors include her sons, Eddie Dean Thornton of Corpus Christi and Ronnie Lynn Thornton and wife Barbara J. of The Colony; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four siblings, Weldon Harrell and wife Shirley, Woodson Harrell and wife Julia, Marcelene Treadwell and husband Walter, and Gladys Perry; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Theldon Harrell; daughter-in-law, Barbara A. Thornton; and brother-in-law, Maurice Perry.