Mrs. Edith Thornton died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Thornton, a native of Savannah, was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, John Paul Thornton Jr., Augusta; and a daughter, Paulette Newsome, Sarasota, Fla.
Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Telfair Street, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 10, 2001