Betty Ann (Bryant) Thornton

Born: Sat., Feb. 12, 1938
Died: Mon., May 22, 2017


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., May 26, 2017
Location: Bethesda Baptist Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., May 26, 2017
Location: Bethesda Baptist Church


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Betty Ann Bryant Thornton

Betty Ann Bryant Thornton, 79, of Union Point, GA died on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Greene Point Nursing Home in Union Point, GA.  Born in Greensboro, GA on February 12, 1938, Betty Ann was the daughter of the late James Bryant and Elizabeth Arnold Bryant.  She attended school in Union Point, GA and on July 2, 1955 married Robert Euel Thornton, Sr.  After high school she worked for Stewart Apparel Greensboro, GA and later for Thomas Textile in Union Point, GA as a seamstress. Later, she kept children for several working families in her home.  Most of all Betty Ann was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family and baby sitting for her grandchildren.  She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.  Betty Ann was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her husband of sixty-one years, Robert “Bud” Thornton, Sr. of Union Point, GA; her children, Robert “Buddy” Thornton, Jr. (Rose) of Winterville, GA, Tony Thornton, (Beth) of Carlton, GA,  Sanford “Sandy” Thornton (Debbie) of Woodville, GA, Jimmy Thornton (Kathy) of Union Point, GA, Lovette Lombard (Byron) of Greensboro, GA and Paul Thornton of Union Point, GA, and sister, Charlotte Spivey of Greensboro, GA; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bruce Lovin officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery  Serving as pallbearers are Byron Lombard, J. T. Thornton, Jimmy Thornton, Sandy Thornton, Buddy Thornton. and Paul Thornton.  The family will receive friends Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at Bethesda Baptist Church.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Praying God gives each of you comfort, peace and love during this difficult time.

Terry & Elaine Cantrell

James Buice
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
I love Mrs. Betty so much. I wish for strength and peace among the whole family to get through these times. She was a sweet lady and was a joy to be around. I'll be praying for you all.

Anna (Rose)Thornton
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
Buddy's mama will be missed by all who loved her. She was a sweet lady with a kind heart and cherished her family and God.

linda yearwood barrington
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
I am so sorry to hear about Betty Ann, praying for comfort, she was such a sweet person & I know your hearts are breaking.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
I pray that God will watch over each of you in the days to come. Mrs. Betty Ann was such a sweet and kind lady and she will be missed by us all. I pray that God will give you all strength, courage and hope in the days to come. You al are in my prayers.

Judy Moon Alford
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

RIchard £ Margie Arrington
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Barbara Norris
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
Betty Ann and I played together as children. Bill,Stewart, and I are sending
our sympathy to you in your loss of such a sweet person.

Charles E Bryan & Family
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
Prayers for your family as you go through this difficult time. May God comfort you all as only he can.

Edna Dills
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017

TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Mike .

Buddy our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family, y'all are always in our prayers. Mike & Edna Dills


Tammy Hubbard English
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
Thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time...She was a very special lady and will be missed by all who knew her. Prayers of comfort.

William Buice
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
Mrs. Betty was a sweet lady I knew her for a few years. She was a very sweet godly woman who gave back to the community, I will be praying for the family.

kenneth reese
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
Bud our thoughts and prayers are with each of you in this time of sorrow may god bless each of you.

Virginia Moody
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
So sorry for your loss, May God comfort you.

Shirley Ashley
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
Bud I am so sorry to hear of Betty Ann's passing she was a very special Lady and She is going to be missed I will be keeping you and the family in my prayers

Pilar Delaplane
   Posted Fri May 26, 2017
Buddy, Anna, and Family:

May your momma be in God's eternal glory.

praying for all of you,
Pilar

Deborah Smith
   Posted Fri May 26, 2017
May God's blessings be with you during this difficult time. It is with my sincere sympathy.