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In Memory of

Ada Maria Thornton

October 13, 1953 - May 9, 2017

Obituary


Ada Maria Thornton, 63 of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She was a longtime member of Church of the Good Shepherd in Decatur, AL. Mrs. Thornton was a dedicated teacher to many, many children here in Decatur, AL, while using her Master's Degree specializing in the gifted and talented education program. She also served with Kairos Outside Ministry. She is preceded in death by her parents Tomás and Anicia Gonzalez and her brother, Tomás Gonzalez.
Mrs. Thornton is survived by her husband, William T. Thornton, III, PsyD; son, Bradley L. Garland (Mollie);...

Ada Maria Thornton, 63 of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She was a longtime member of Church of the Good Shepherd in Decatur, AL. Mrs. Thornton was a dedicated teacher to many, many children here in Decatur, AL, while using her Master's Degree specializing in the gifted and talented education program. She also served with Kairos Outside Ministry. She is preceded in death by her parents Tomás and Anicia Gonzalez and her brother, Tomás Gonzalez.
Mrs. Thornton is survived by her husband, William T. Thornton, III, PsyD; son, Bradley L. Garland (Mollie); daughters, Wren Thornton, and Ann Wilkinson (Mark); son, William Thornton IV; grandchildren, Lillie and Joe Garland, and Sarah and John Wilkinson.
A Celebration of Life will be Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 2:00pm at Church of the Good Shepherd in Decatur, AL. Inurnment will be at Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church in Decatur, AL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Church of the Good Shepherd in Decatur, AL
Arrangements under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, Decatur, AL.