Maryellen Smith Thornton

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Maryellen Smith Thornton, 89

Maryellen Smith Thornton, 89, of Tecumseh Bend since 1974, died Sat.-May 31, 2014 at 4:20am, at Monticello Healthcare, where she had resided for 3 weeks. She was born Oct. 13, 1924 in Logansport, to the late Ralph & Amy Fawcett Smith. She was a 1942 graduate of Logansport High School, and graduated from Indiana Business College, with a degree in bookkeeping. She did bookkeeping and was an office manager at various businesses in the area for many years, then working for Bob Rohrman Auto Group-Lafayette, in the office for 19 years, retiring from there. She belonged to the Retroact Theatrical Performer's in Monticello, traveling around Indiana & Illinois putting on plays and skits. She enjoyed announcing horse shows for the White County Horse & Pony Club for many years. She enjoyed playing euchre with her family, and loved to golf & bowl in her younger years. Surviving: daughter-Amy & Jim Elliott-Brookston; son-David & Lori Thornton of Logansport; 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by 2 brother's. Services: Friends may call Tuesday from 5pm until her funeral service at 7pm at Abbott Funeral Home-Delphi, Rev. Ed Selvidge officiating. Private family internment. Online condolences: abbottfuneralhome@frontier.com



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Published in the Journal & Courier on June 1, 2014
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