Sandra H. Thornton



Mrs. Sandra Lee Hall Thornton, 76, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Nash County, Sandra was born September 24, 1941, the daughter of William Vernon Hall and Hazel Lee Pulley Hall Coffman. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Sandra was a retired hairdresser and loved traveling.

Her surviving family includes her husband, A.J. Thornton of the home; daughters, Cynthia Thornton Whitmire of Goldsboro and Tamera Thornton Buff and husband, Michael of Dudley; son, Anthony Jay Thornton and wife, Tonya of Pikeville; sister, Marion Howell of Hampton, VA; and grandchildren, Christopher Whitmire and fiancé, Devin Wheeler, Andrea Whitmire and fiancé, Joseph Aromando, Seth Buff, Zachary Buff and fiancé, Samantha Tusing, and Allen Thornton.

Graveside services will be held 11 AM Friday, October 6, at the Snow Hill Cemetery with Reverend Osborn Wade officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service and other times at the residence.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Kay Warner and Sandra’s many friends that supported her during her illness.

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