June 9, 2022, 80, Faison –
Edith Marie Gore Thornton, age 80, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday evening. Born in Duplin county, she was the daughter of the late Maurice David and Ora Gertrude Ezzell Gore and the wife of the late Glenn Ray Thornton.
A graveside service for Glenn & Edith Marie Thornton will be Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Michael Hall officiating at Faison Cemetery, 100 Cemetery Drive, Faison, NC 28341.
She is survived by daughters, Deborah Herndon and Glenda Alger; sons, Howard Thornton and Glen Thornton; brother, Vernon Gore; sister, Helen Jones; granddaughters, April Anderson & husband, Stephen and Holly Godwin & husband, Sherman; great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Morgan, Katie, Destiny, Seth, Karinne, Shermecia, Sherman, Marcus, Shermya, Shequan, Shermacian, Ashleigh, Glen, Blake, Kenneth, Crystal, Donald and Tiffany.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to be serving the Thornton Family.
Online condolences can be submitted at www.shumate-faulk.com