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Leona Thornton

December 25, 1958 — March 28, 2020

Headland AL

Leona Thornton

Leona Thornton was a native of Headland, Alabama for many years but resided in Dothan, Alabama. She departed this earthly life on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Leona was born on December 25, 1958 to Ralph and Hattie Mae Jones of Headland, Alabama.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie James Thornton; her father and mother, Ralph and Hattie Mae Jones; brothers: Tommy Jones, J.W. Jones, T.C. Jones, and Willie Nelson Jones; three sisters: Ruth Berry, Ethel Griggs and Sherylean Griggs.

She leaves to mourn her memory her children: Willie (Janay) Thornton, Jamaine Thornton, Sherry Grubbs, Hattie Thornton, Alice Thornton, April Thornton all of Dothan, Al, and Ethel William (Chris) of Kinsey, AL; eleven grandchildren: Aldasia, Kyleah Thornton, Joe and Jamarion Grubbs, Reber Land, Alishorian and Shanyia Martin, Christopher, Christian, Chesten Williams, and Tyreeka Bryant; two brothers: Ralph (Nettie) Jones of Headland, AL and Earl (Loretta) Jones of Dothan, AL; one sister, Alice Thomas and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

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1215 Leona Street, Dothan, AL 36303

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