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Beverly Thornton

Beverly Jo Thornton

Saturday, December 29th, 1956 - Friday, February 5th, 2021
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Mrs. Beverly Jo Thornton, 64, of New Iberia, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021 at her home. Visitation for Mrs. Beverly will be Sunday, February 7, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 3:20 pm at Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery in Lake, MS, with the graveside service following at 3:20. Rev. Lin Chesney will officiate. The services are reserved for immediate family due to Covid-19. Per MSDH guidelines, masks must be worn and please observe social distancing.
Beverly was born December 29, 1956 in Newton, MS to the late William Clifton Thornton and Inez Dearing Thornton. She was of Baptist faith and was a member at Pine Ridge Baptist Church, Lake, MS. Beverly was so full of joy and life, loved photography and she loved Jesus. There was never a dull moment when she was present. She retired as a neurology nurse at UMMC where she had dedicated her life to helping others for 30 years.
In addition to her parents, Beverly is preceded in death by her nephew Jim Pace. Her survivors include siblings; Daphne McMillian (Raymond), Cliff Thornton, Melanie Wolfe (Shane), Felicia Blackburn (Tim), Andy Thornton (Teresa) along with a number of Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Pallbearers are Ryan McMillian, Andy McMillian, Neil Thornton, Curt Blackburn, Lee Blackburn and Melvin Lopez.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 7th, 2021 | 3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Sunday, February 7th, 2021 3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery
    LAKE, MS
  • Service

    Sunday, February 7th, 2021 | 3:15pm
    Sunday, February 7th, 2021 3:15pm
    Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery
    LAKE, MS
  • Interment

    Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery
    LAKE, MS


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Vicki Vance

Posted at 12:21pm
Beverly was one of a kind. She was full of fun and was always a joy to be around. She was born into a precious family and touched so many lives through her nursing career - she was dedicated and caring. She is now with Bro. Cliff and Ms. Inez and they are all happy and free of pain. God bless you all .
Bill & Vicki Vance

Jan Mardis

Posted at 11:32pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Beverly was a year ahead of me in Nursing school at Matty Hersee. We all had great memories of living in the dorm and our shared nursing experiences. I am sure she will be missed by all. It was never a dull moment with her around. Jan Dorsey Mardis RN NAA

Patricia Gaines

Posted at 05:58pm
We send our sincere condolences to you all at Beverly's passing. She was so full of fun and love.
Bev will certainly be missed by all. Prayers and love.
Jimmy and Patricia Gaines

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