Thornton, Barbara Born in Walkerville, AR on January 12, 1926 and died on February 14, 2013 at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dick and Bessie Rushton, her brothers Preston and Derrell, husbands George Tubb and James Thornton, her granddaughter, Rachel Vanlandingham and her nephew Matt Rushton. Barbara led a life full of love and friends. She unconditionally loved her children and grandchildren and was a good friend to many. She loved to play games, putter in the garden, fish and have a good time. She will be missed, but we know she is in a place now free of struggling for breath and pain free. She is survived by her daughters, Sandy Tubb Thornton, Alisa Thornton Flowers and her husband Marshall, grandchildren, Roy Flowers and wife Katrina, Stacey Flowers and husband Sergio and 8 beloved great grandchildren, Roy Jr., Rachel, Sid, Seth, Star, Sergio, Sebastian and Savannah, three nephews Rick, Ted and Tom Rushton. A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 16th at 3:30 p.m. with a graveside service following at 4:00 p.m. at the Hephzibah Cemetery in Emerson, AR under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia, AR. A memorial service will be held in Dallas on Monday, February 18th at 3:00 pm at the Golden Acres Chapel, 2525 Centerville Rd, Dallas TX. Reverend Jerry Huggins will officiate. Memorials may be made to the
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Published in Dallas Morning News from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2013