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Katherine Barbara Jean (Manning) Thornton

December 18, 1951 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 68)

Obituary

Mrs. Katherine Barbara Jean Thornton, age 68, passed away on November 17, 2020 at St. Vincent’s Riverside in Jacksonville, FL. She was born on December 18, 1951 in Middleburg, FL to the late Everette and Elsie Carter Manning. Katherine enjoyed making cakes, crocheting, and sewing. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Katherine loved the Lord and her church. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 41 years, William Thornton; her brothers, Harold and Bobby Manning; her sister, Juanita Burch; her grandson, Blake and great-grandchild Christian.

Katherine is survived by her son, Travis Nelson (Michelle) of Starke, FL; her daughters, Barbara Smith (Donald) of Hampton, FL and Serena Goodin of Gray, GA; her sisters, Ruby Burger and Mildred Bell; her grandchildren, Lana, Holden, Savanna, Taylor, Mason, Brandon, and Levi; her 8 great-grandchildren and numerous extended family also survive.

A service to honor Katherine will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00am at the Archer Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends for a visitation beginning at 10:00am. Interment will be at Crosby Lake Cemetery, Starke, FL. Her services will be officiated by Bro. Randall Griffis, Sr., Pastor of Victory Revival Center. 
 Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. 386-496-2008 www.archerfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Archer Funeral Home
55 N. Lake Avenue
Lake Butler, Florida 32054

Funeral Service
Friday
November 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Archer Funeral Home
55 N. Lake Avenue
Lake Butler, Florida 32054

Interment following funeral service
Friday
November 20, 2020

Crosby Lake Cemetery
Hwy 100
Starke, FL 32091

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