HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, October 13, 2001, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Mrs. Dorothy E. Mitchell Thornton of Hephzibah. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 19, 2001, at 1 p.m., at Beulah Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Sam Davis officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Memorial Garden. She was a native of Richmond County, Ga., was employed with the Federal Government and a member of Beulah Grove Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home this evening from 7 to 8 p.m. Survivors are her husband, Art Thornton; son, Bryan Thornton, Hephzibah; stepson, LeDon Thornton, Virginia; sisters, Georgia Mae Mitchell, Mount Ranier, Md., Sarah Delonia Hurst, Temple Hill, Md., Shirley Maybank, Atlanta, Beverly Octavia Mitchell, Augusta; brothers, John Wilson Mitchell, Augusta, Warren Harding Mitchell Jr., Bronx, N.Y.; and a host of nieces and nephews. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle-October 18, 2001