Betty Lodell (Bryant) Thornton November 17, 1915 – January 16, 2016

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thorntonBetty Lodell (Bryant) Thornton was born November 17, 1915 and passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016.

On August 14, 1938 she was married the love of her life, Raymond C. Thornton, and together they had one daughter, Sandra Fay (Thornton) Smith. Mrs. Thornton was preceded in death by her parents, Claude M. and Dona (Brooks) Bryant; her husband, Raymond in 1993; her brother, Clifford Bryant; and sisters, Corleta Rodgers, Loneta Johnston and Zeta Johnson.

She is survived by daughter, Sandra; two grandchildren, Greg Smith and his wife, Pam and Kayla Emmons and her husband, Scott; three great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and friends – All of whom will miss her very much.

She was a faithful active member of the First United Methodist Church in Duncanville since 1947. She was retired from Sanger-Harris after 23 years. She will always be remembered for her love of traveling, cooking, and spending time with the family.

jaynesVisitation with the family is from 5-7 pm, Sunday, January 17, 2016, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm, Monday, January 18, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church in Duncanville.

Interment will follow at Wheatland Cemetery, Dallas, TX.