Sue Maurine Curry Thornton Funeral services for Sue Maurine Curry Thornton, 77, of Wiergate will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Burkeville Baptist Church with burial to follow at Maddox Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper. Sue passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday morning, June 3, 2012, at her home. A native of Austin she graduated from John H. Reagan High School in Houston, class of 1952. She was a member of several organizations in the Houston area. She worked at Jasper Memorial Hospital where she was Medical Records Supervisor and played organ at Burkeville Baptist Church for many years. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Wayne Thornton, son Neal Thornton & wife Roberta of Liberty; daughter Roxanne Rich & Bob Leerskov of Sulphur Springs; one brother Clay Curry and wife Jimmie of Euless: four grandsons & two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Jack & Sue Curry & son Zachary. Memorials may be made to Burkeville Baptist Church Music Fund, Maddox Cemetery Association or the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research. Services are under the direction of:
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 4, 2012