Originally created 12/21/06

Geneva E. Thornhill (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Tuesday, December 19, 2006, Mrs. Geneva E. Thornhill, 92, wife of the late Ariel Thornhill. Mrs. Thornhill was a native of Stockton, GA and had resided in Augusta for 55 years. She was a homemaker, and a retired cottage supervisor at Gracewood State School and Hospital. She was a charter member of Cliffwood Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the Brunner Sunday School Class. Family members include her sons and daughter-in-law: Donald and Ann Thornhill of Grovetown, Phillip Thornhill of Augusta; daughter: Elaine Purtell of Austin, TX; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers: Elmo Roberts of Zolfo Springs, FL, Merle Boone of Mica City, FL and sisters: Olene Schultz of Arcadia, FL, Yvonne Deen of Port Charlotte, FL and Launa Doke of Haynes City, FL. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 22, 2006 at Cliffwood Presbyterian Church at 2:00 P.M., with Rev. Mike Cannon and Rev. Charles Rector officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Cliffwood Presbyterian Church, 2525 Lumpkin Rd., Augusta 30906. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 21, 2006