Photo courtesy of Roanoke Chapel

Josephine Thornton

Roanoke Valley, Virginia

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Im so sorry to hear about Jo's passing. She was a friend in high school and seems to have had a very busy and full life. She will be missed by many.

Judy (Shapiro) Greenleigh

My sincere sympathy to Suzanne, Will, Rives,and their children; also to Stafford, Randy, John, and families. Jo was blessed to have such a loving family.
She was the very best friend I ever had and always so friendly and positive.
How we will miss her,
Kit Kavanagh


Josephine's Obituaries

Josephine Thornton was the daughter of the late Judge Randolph Gordon Whittle and the late Josephine Parrott Whittle. Jo was born on March 21, 1940 in Roanoke, Virginia, the youngest of three children. After attending schools in Roanoke, she attended Mary Baldwin College. She married Stafford...

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