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Barbara S. Thornton

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Date published: 8/24/2013

Barbara S. Thornton

Mrs. Barbara Saunders Thornton, 65, of Fredericksburg, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Thornton was a para-educator at Lee's Hill Elementary School and had recently retired from the Spotsylvania County School System in March.

Survivors include her husband, Charles H. Thornton Jr.; her children, Antonio Thornton, Derrick Thornton, Shanne Thornton, Leslie Wright and Troy Delaney; and a host of other family members, church family, loved ones and friends.

The family will have a private memorial service. Interment will be at Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lee's Hill Elementary School's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), 3600 Lee Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408; or Bethel Baptist Church's Youth Ministry, 103 Ennis St., Box 1106, Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.