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Funeral service for Helen Nelson Thornton, 93, will be Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Peck Funeral Home Chapel in Hartselle, Alabama, with Rev. Randy Satterfield and Rev. Don Barber officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Chestnut Creek Baptist Church in Cooper, Alabama (Chilton County). Visitation will be Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Peck Funeral Home.
Mrs. Thornton died on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Decatur Morgan Parkway Medical Center. She was born August 12, 1923, in Chilton County to John Marion Nelson and Bessie Robinson Nelson. She was preceded in death by her husband: Adell Thornton (1992), a brother: Billy Nelson, a sister: Mary Francis Henley and her parents.
Survivors include; Four Sons: Gary Thornton (Lisa), Cullman, AL, Byron Thornton (Cindy), McKinney , TX,
Mark Thornton (Melissa), Madison, AL and Tim Thornton (Cindy), Huntsville, AL, One Brother: John Nelson, Weogufka, AL, Seven Grandchildren:Jennifer Thornton, Reed Thornton, Rebecca Thornton, Kyle Zimmerman, Taylor Thornton, Brooke Thornton and Ford Thornton, Four Great Grandchildren: Matthew Wallace, Edmund Thornton, Caitlin Wallace and Henry Thornton. Pallbearers will be Family and Friends.

Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640
256.773.2541
256.773.2543 (Fax)
Published on  June 19, 2017
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