1926 - 2015 Betty Louise Miller Thornhill , 88, died peacefully on August 31, 2015 at her home in Silsbee, TX with her family by her side. Betty was born in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania on September 19, 1926 to Stanley B. Miller and Crystal Leafy Hopes Miller. Betty has been a longtime resident of Silsbee, TX. Betty and her husband, George Thornhill founded Southwest Building Systems in Silsbee, TX in 1981. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Silsbee. Betty is preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Thornhill and her parents. She is survived by her sons, David Thornhill and wife Sherrie of Silsbee, TX and Keith Thornhill of Silsbee; her grandchildren, Christina Locke and husband Alan of San Antonio and Brent Thornhill and wife Rana of Silsbee; her great-grandchildren, Lexi and Liv Thornhill of Silsbee and Tyler Locke of San Antonio; her sisters Sylvia Bush of Spencerport, New York and Irma Murphy and husband John of Bradenton, Florida and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Thursday September 3, 2015 at Farmer Funeral Home with interment to follow at RS Farmer Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
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Farmer Funeral Home
415 North 4th Street
Silsbee, TX 77656
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Sept. 2, 2015