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John Thornton

Monday, January 30, 2012
6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home
518 South 6th
Ironton, Oh 45638

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Woodland Chapel FWB Church
State Rt. 93
Ironton, Oh

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
1:00 PM
Woodland Chapel FWB Church
State Rt. 93
Ironton, Oh

John Emerson Thornton, 75, of Kitts Hill, Ohio passed away Friday January 27, 2012 at a local Health Center. The Pine Grove native was born June 11, 1936 the son of the late John G. and Margaret Lambert Thornton.

Mr. Thornton was a graduate of Rock Hill High School and was a member of Woodland Chapel Church where he was the Treasure of the Church for 29 years. He was a WWII U.S.Air Force Veteran. He was a retired Millwright for Armco where he worked for 39 years. After graduating high school, he went into Dental School at the U.S.Navy School of Dentistry and became a Certified dental tech, also attended Ashland Business Collage.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by;
brother; Carl Thornton
twin sisters; Elizabeth May and Glea Faye Thornton
son; John E. Thornton Jr.
granddaughter; Carrie L. Thornton

He is survived by his wife; Carrie Lee Johnson Thornton whom he married April 23, 1955
daughter and son-in-law Sherri Lee and James F. Barker of Kitts Hill, Ohio
sister; Cheryl Hall of Kitts Hill, Ohio
grandson; Jarod Emerson Thornton of Lexington, KY
grandson; Matthew Terrance Thornton of Louisville, KY
grandson; Andrew Thornton of Nashville, TN
granddaughter; Erin Thornton of Springfield, MO
grandson; John David Thornton of Springfield, MO
granddaughter; Crissy Willis of Deering, Oh
granddaughter and her husband; Julie and Jarod Warren of South Point, OH
granddaughter and her husband; Kaylee Rachelle and Justin Thompson of Kitts Hill, Oh
grandson; James Aaron Barker of Kitts Hill, OH

Funeral will be 1P.M. Tuesday January 31, 2012 at Woodland Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with Brother Dave Schug officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Creek Cemetery with Military graveside rites by the VFW Post 8850. Friends may call Monday from 6 till 9P.M. at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, 518 South 6th Ironton, Ohio and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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