Was born on November 20, 1918, in Sacramento, California to Charles Thornton and Elsie Abbott Thornton. She passed away surrounded by her family on June 23, 2013.|
Ann lived most of her life in the community of Pleasant Grove, California. She was a graduate of East Nicolaus High School, Sacramento City College and Chico State College. She married Joe Dunlap on March 27, 1943. After teaching home economics for a few years, Ann became a homemaker while she and Joe raised their sons Norman and Loren.
She was an active member of her community and Fairview Community Christian Church. She lived in Pleasant Grove until 2012 when she moved to Chico to be closer to family, residing at The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek.
Ann was predeceased by her son Norman and her husband Joe. She is survived by her son Loren (Trish) of Chico and granddaughter Christy (Chris) of Yuba City.
A memorial service will be held Friday, June 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Fairview Community Christian Church in Trowbridge. Interment will follow immediately at Fairview Cemetery.
Services are in care of Newton-Bracewell Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent at NewtonBracewell.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fairview Community Christian Church.
Published in Appeal Democrat from June 26 to June 27, 2013