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Funeral services for Vera B. Thornton, 90, of Cullman, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home, Truman Gable, officiating, with burial in Emeus Cemetery.
Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thornton passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, at her residence. She was born June 21, 1927, to Marvin and Bessie Wren Ragsdale.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Welcome Thornton; daughter, Alma Jane Thornton; son, Carl Wade Thornton; brothers, Hershel Ragsdale, Rev. W.G. Ragsdale and Roy Ragsdale; and sister, Vola Graves.
Survivors include her daughter, Ruby (Truman) Gable; grandchildren, Jeffrey Daniel (Pam) Gable, Lisa Michelle Gable (Brian) Barker, Valerie Beth Gable (Glenn) Goble, Stacie Thornton, Charity (Darrel) Wiggins and Stephen Thornton; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Vonnie Grayson and Vaudie Horr; brother, Dwight Ragsdale; and daughter-in-law, Deborah Thornton.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published on September 18, 2017
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