Mary Katherine Christley Thornton

Mary Katherine Christley Thornton, age 68 of Pulaski passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010. Born April 27, 1941 in Wythe Co, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee & Ella Mae Lawson Christley. Her husband; Bobbie Trinkle Thornton, son; Fred E. Davis, Sr., three brothers; Robert Lee “Bud” Chrisley, Emmett Daniel “Dan” Chrisley and James Lee “Jim” Chrisley also preceded her in death. She was a retired nurse having over 25 years of service with the Old Radford Hospital. She attended the Peak Creek Mission of Prayer.
She is survived by children, Bobbie Andrew “Andy” Thornton, Pulaski; Lockie L. Spurlock, Dublin; Ella M. “Jody” Bevil & Scottie, Pulaski; Robert & Shirley Thornton, Richmond, Va.; Carol Cherry, Richmond, Va.; grandchildren, Jessica Dunford, Sara Dunford, Brittany Cook, Fred E. Davis, Jr. and Johnny L. Davis; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Virlen Chrisley of Pulaski; sister, Martha Chrisley of Pulaski; and a special friend, Betty Price of Christiansburg, Va.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Thursday, March 25, 2010 at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Dale Akers officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. View United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dublin. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday evening at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. To send the family your online condolences, visit
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.



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