Posted: Tue 8:55 AM, Oct 01, 2013
Funeral Home: Jones-Washington Mortuary
October 14, 1940 - September 24. 2013
Bernice (Oliver) Thornton, 72, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 surrounded by family.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 27, at Jones-Washington Mortuary. Services are set for 11 a.m. Saturday, September 28, at New Jerusalem Baptist Church with Bishop Gregory Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Buford Thornton; her son, Kenneth Thornton of College Station; daughters, Jacqueline Jones of Houston and Kimberly Anjorin of Dallas; brothers, James Oliver of Portland, Ore., Freddie Oliver & John Wright of Houston, Johnny Oliver & William Oliver of Bryan; sisters, Lizzie Flyn of Tulsa, Okla., Dorothy Green of Sacramento, Calif., and Ruby Ransom of Bryan; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family.