Geraldine Thornton, 88, of Benson passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 surrounded by her family. Ms. Thornton's graveside service will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm. The service will be at the Burnell Baptist Church Cemetery in Four Oaks with the Rev. Jesse Brock officiating.
** Ms. Thornton will lay in state at the funeral home on Monday from 12pm to 2pm the family will not be present during this time**
*Due to COVID 19 we ask that you please practice social distancing*
Ms. Thornton's survivors include her children, Charlotte Lee and husband Randy of Benson, Jennifer Johnson of Benson, Deborah Cobb of Four Oaks and Frankie Thornton of Benson; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; her sisters, Shirley Adams and husband J.C. of Raleigh, Frances Mason and husband Marshall of Raleigh, Alma Lee McLamb and husband Ray of Four Oaks; and a brother, Bobby Wayne Dunn of Four Oaks.
Ms. Thornton was preceded in death by: her parents, Monroe and Ruby Lee; her husband, Frank W. Thornton, Jr.; a brother, James Earl Lee; and a sister, Mattie Pearl Lee.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Burnell Baptist Church Building Fund.
Condolences may be made at www.westanddunn.com
Services have been entrusted to West & Dunn Funeral Home of Benson, North Carolina
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